the upper crust

the upper crust
the upper crust informal the upper classes.
Main Entry: upper

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  • (the) upper crust — people who have the highest social position and who are usually rich. Many treasures were brought back to Britain because its upper crust was wealthy and liked travelling abroad …   New idioms dictionary

  • the upper crust — informal the upper classes. → upper …   English new terms dictionary

  • the upper crust — UK / US noun informal people who belong to the highest social class …   English dictionary

  • Upper crust — The phrase upper crust may refer to: * Upper Crust, a chain of sandwich restaurants * The upper crust , a colloquialism referring to the wealthy or privileged classes. The usage is purported to derive from a Medieval analogy to pie or bread: the… …   Wikipedia

  • upper crust —    The upper crust are the upper classes and the establishment.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This term refers to the higher levels of society, the upper class or the aristocracy.     William hides his working class background and… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • upper crust — The upper crust are the upper classes and the establishment …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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