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Word of the Day 04/04/19 Upper Crust

Upper Crust (noun)

noun
1. the topmost layer of crust, as of a pie.
2. Informal. the highest social class.

RELATED FORMS
up·per-crust , adjective

RELATED WORDS
aristocracy, aristocratic, elite, gentle, highborn, highbred, imperial, kingly, patrician, thoroughbred, queenly, titled, wellborn, flower, gentility, gentry, nobility, patriciate, quality, glitterati

NEARBY WORDS
upper carboniferous, upper case, upper chamber, upper chinook, upper class, upper darby, upper deck, upper east side, upper egypt, upper extremity

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Origin: 1425–75; 1830–35 for def 2; late Middle English

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