The social class above the middle class; rich, socially prominent, or aristocratic class
The best part, moment, or value:
Commonly encountered; usual:
(Biology) A colony or community of organisms, usually of the same species:
Alternative spelling of blue blood.
Any of various foods or confections made of cream or having a creamy consistency
a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
(Rare) A royal right, as over some natural resource, granted by a monarch to a person, corporation, etc.
Aristocracy is defined as a ruling class made up of people with royal blood, or is a government of collected people who are thought to be exceptional in some way, and therefore the most qualified to rule.
Selected with care; well-chosen:
A woman with strong scholarly or literary interests.
(Countable) A rich person.
Born to a genteel or aristocratic family.
(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
The superlative or most preferable part of something
High station or rank in society, esp. when accompanied by a title
Alternative form of who's who.
Aristocratic is defined as a person, place, or thing that is exclusive in its members.
Showing a feeling of being better than others; haughty
The definition of poor is having little money or belongings, or lacking something.
Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
People of a particular class or group:
A person of distinguished rank, importance, or appearance.
(Informal) Vulgar, coarse, or undignified
Something offered or given to the winner of a contest
Of, pertaining to, or befitting people of high social standing.
Of superior stock or breed
(Obs.) Famous; illustrious
(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
Elected but not yet installed in office
A social set of people who frequent fashionable restaurants and nightclubs, the theater, etc.
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
People of the highest social level
Lower is defined as in a lesser or inferior place, or something less in quality or value.
Better is defined as the person in authority, or the thing that is more preferable.
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