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alist

[ uh-list ]
/ əˈlɪst /
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adjective Nautical.(of a vessel)
inclined to one side; heeling or listing.
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Origin of alist

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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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