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1. elite

noun. ['ɪˈliːt, eɪˈliːt'] a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status.

Synonyms

  • elite group
  • smart set
  • high society
  • chosen
  • pick
  • intelligentsia
  • aristocracy
  • technocrat
  • bon ton
  • cream
  • society
  • elect
  • upper class
  • few
  • clerisy
  • nobility
  • beau monde

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • all
  • no
  • many

Etymology

  • elit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Elite

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

Example sentences of the word elite


1. Adjective
You don't have to be an elite runner to use a pacer.

Quotes containing the word elite


1. An elite confederacy of nerds. My peeps
- Kathy Reichs, Virals

2. I hope people of the future will remember my books for being burned, and I challenge an elite few to imagine the embers of the last copy.
- Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

3. The hope of Internet anarchists was that repressive governments would have only two options: accept the Internet with its limitless possibilities of spreading information, or restrict Internet access to the ruling elite and turn your back on the 21st century, as North Korea has done.
- Peter Singer

2. elite

adjective. ['ɪˈliːt, eɪˈliːt'] selected as the best.

Synonyms

  • selected

Antonyms

  • spread
  • praise

Etymology

  • elit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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