Synonyms for elite

Synonyms for (noun) elite

Synonyms: elite, elite group

Definition: a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

Similar words: upper class, upper crust

Definition: the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy

Synonyms for (adjective) elite

Synonyms: elect, elite

Definition: selected as the best

Usage: an elect circle of artists; elite colleges

Similar words: selected

Definition: chosen in preference to another