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synonyms for elitist

  • highbrow
  • stiff
  • name-dropper
  • pompous ass
  • pompous person
  • social climber
  • stuffed shirt
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How to use elitist in a sentence

Bates found an FBI agent who was less elitist and talked to him about trying to track the other ones — and, hopefully, the kidnappers themselves.
THE BALLAD OF THE CHOWCHILLA BUS KIDNAPPINGKALEB HORTONJULY 23, 2021VOX
In fact, the school has been criticized for allegedly being elitist and designed exclusively for the offspring of well-off digital nomads.
HOW THESE 5 CITIES ARE TACKLING EDUCATIONJOSEFINA SALOMONJULY 20, 2021OZY
She’s not like this high-up, elitist person that they try to portray her to be.
TUCKER CARLSON VILLAINIZES JOURNALISTS ON HIS TOP-RATED SHOW. THEN THE THREATS POUR IN.JEREMY BARRAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is also a courageous book because it obliges Nemerov to indulge a discourse that some readers may find elitist.
HELEN FRANKENTHALER CAME FROM WEALTH AND PRIVILEGE. HER ART TRANSCENDS THAT.PHILIP KENNICOTTMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Throughout the Senate campaign, Democrats primarily tried to cast Perdue as an out-of-touch elitist who had failed over his term to stay connected to regular voters.
DAVID PERDUE AND JON OSSOFF ADVANCE TO GEORGIA SENATE RUNOFFELLA NILSENNOVEMBER 6, 2020VOX
As for formal credentials, he said, “You can call me an elitist if you want, but I think having a degree from a reputable institution is a sign.”
WHY YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU KNOWKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Pragmatic requirements and anti-elitist political considerations collided with the literate model and a strange hybrid resulted.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
Language is not an absolute democratic medium; literacy, with intrinsic elitist characteristics, even less.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
The aim was to immediately inherit the wealth and power accumulated by generations of elitist rule.
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WORDS RELATED TO ELITIST

  • braggart
  • elitist
  • highbrow
  • name-dropper
  • parvenu
  • pretender
  • smarty pants
  • stiff neck
  • upstart
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