Definition of Elitist

1. Noun. Someone who believes in rule by an elite group.

Specialized synonyms: Mandarin
Generic synonyms: Moralist
Antonyms: Egalitarian
Derivative terms: Elitism



Definition of Elitist

1. Adjective. Of or relating to elitism. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who believes in rule by an elite group. ¹

3. Adjective. (alternative form of elitist) ¹

4. Noun. (alternative form of elitist) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elitist

1. an adherent of elitism [n -S] - See also: elitism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elitist

elints
eliquament
eliquation
eliquations
elision
elisions
elison
elisor
elisors
elite
elite group
eliteness
elites
elitism
elitisms
elitist (current term)
elitists
elix
elixate
elixated
elixates
elixating
elixation
elixations
elixir
elixir of life
elixirlike
elixirs
elk
elk-wood

Literary usage of Elitist

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1. P. -L. Roederer: Political Thought and Practice During the French Revolution by Kenneth Margerison (2007)
"Government would be somewhat elitist since administrators made the majority of ... The fact that Roederer later in the decade became more elitist and less ..."

2. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"It is an architecture reflective of a "little tradition," a popular, non- academic, non-elitist building tradition and of an aesthetic quality hardly equal ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Unquestionably, as the New Left would say, the center is an elitist institution (although at the rate of 50 a year, the center is going through the elite at ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Trinidad & Tobago by Kathleen O'Donnell, S Harry Pefkaros (2000)
"After Emancipation, the entire character of Carnival was markedly changed from an elitist, social entertainment to a populist event and costumes and ..."

5. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"Literacy started as an elitist overhead expenditure in primitive economies, became an elitist occupation surrounded by prejudices and superstition, ..."

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