Cameron is the 19th British prime minister to have attended the elite boarding school on the banks of the River Thames.
Or was she in fact a maligned victim of elite snobbery (see “pin up girl,” above) by toffee-nosed, Georgetown cocktail-swillers?
It may be the air war alone that opened the way for the recent Kurdish offensive or it may be the presence of elite ground forces.
Is that really all that the flourishing American elite owes to the sinking American mainstream?
Their martial spirit attracts the admiration of locals who seek to join their elite band of brothers.
Soon they reached the dirty, plastic front of the elite Cafe.
The elite Confectionery will occupy these premises Dec. 10th.
His hope now turns exclusively towards the elite, towards the few who have remained free.
The elite of the army was in the Netherlands; there he could find what he desired.
A ball was given in the evening, at which about 300 persons were present—the elite of Melbourne society.
1823, from French élite "selection, choice," from Old French eslite (12c.), fem. past participle of elire, elisre "pick out, choose," from Latin eligere "choose" (see election). Borrowed in Middle English as "chosen person" (late 14c.), especially a bishop-elect; died out mid-15c.; re-introduced by Byron's "Don Juan." As an adjective by 1852. As a typeface, first recorded 1920.