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Origin of upper crust
OTHER WORDS FROM upper crustupper-crust, adjective
Words nearby upper crust
Example sentences from the Web for upper crust
Will Rachel gain admission to Fantasy Island (i.e., upper-crust Singapore) or be booted off, or flee in revulsion?
These upper-crust, traditional networks are a huge part of why young men and young women choose to go to Ivy League schools.
Place the bit of upper-crust carefully on the top of each, so as to cover the whole.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
It was a travelling-show, you see, and some of the upper-crust people came out of the house I spoke of, and listened.Phemie Frost's Experiences|Ann S. Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for upper crust
Cultural definitions for upper crust
Upper class: “The upper crust often have at least one summer house.”
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]