alist

[ uh-list ]
/ əˈlɪst /

adjective Nautical.(of a vessel)

inclined to one side; heeling or listing.

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Origin of alist

Definition for alist (2 of 2)

A list

noun

a group of desirable or admired people who are welcomed especially in social and professional situations: Hollywood's A list turned out for the Oscars.

adjective

Also A-list . pertaining to or being in an A list; prominent.

Origin of A list

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for alist

A list

noun

  1. the most socially desirable category
  2. (as modifier)an A-list event
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