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upper crust, the

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upper crust, the

adjective phrase

(also upper-drawer): His manners were silkily upper-crust/ the upper-drawer voters

noun phrase

The social aristocracy; the elite (1835+)

Related Terms

on one's uppers, shatting on one's uppers

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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