Origin of upper crust
OTHER WORDS FROM upper crustupper-crust, adjective
Words nearby upper crust
How to use upper crust in a sentence
Despite Mars’ impressive volcanic architecture, a lot of its magma seems to be injected into the upper crust and simply stuck there, sometimes creating enormous volcanic protuberances.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Cover crust with parchment paper and pour in baking beans or weights.
Kanye refuses to stomach any rejection, no matter how upper crust.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If only Sulzberger had managed to keep a zipped upper lip while leaving the dirty work to anonymous underlings.
White, upper-middle-class, Ivy-League educated white men, however Great they are, are falling out of power.A Few Great Men Too Many: Aaron Sorkin Doesn’t Think You Can Handle the Truth|Arthur Chu|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I came to New York after college I was taken with the world of Jewish intellectuals and the Upper West Side.Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life|David Yaffe|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.
The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for upper crust
Cultural definitions for upper crust
Upper class: “The upper crust often have at least one summer house.”
Other Idioms and Phrases with upper crust
The highest social class, as in She wanted badly to be one of the upper crust but it wasn't going to happen. This term alludes to the choicest part of a pie or loaf of bread. [First half of 1800s]