Synonyms for crème de la crème

Grammar : Noun
Spell : krem duh lah krem; French krem duh la krem
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkrɛm də lɑ ˈkrɛm; French krɛm də la ˈkrɛm

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Définition of crème de la crème

Origin :
  • "elite, finest flower of society," 1848, from French crème de la crème, literally "the cream of the cream" (see cream (n.)).
  • noun society
Example sentences :
  • It was the fashion among the creme de la creme to keep aloof from him.
  • Extract from : « Endymion » by Benjamin Disraeli
  • There was present the creme de la creme of the city's society.
  • Extract from : « From the Ball-Room to Hell » by T. A. Faulkner
  • This was the top of the madmen's organization; these three were the creme de la creme of the Normal human's real enemies.
  • Extract from : « The Penal Cluster » by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)

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