elitist
noun or adjective see elitism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • elitist — ELITÍST, Ă, elitişti, ste, adj. De elită; care favorizează elita. – Din fr. élitiste, engl. elitist. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  elitíst adj. m., pl. elitíşti; f. sg. el …   Dicționar Român

  • elitist — [ā lēt′ist, i lēt′ist] adj. of, having, or advocating elitism n. 1. one who advocates elitism 2. a person who is or who believes himself or herself to be a member of an elite group * * * See elitism. * * * …   Universalium

  • elìtist — m (elitìstkinja ž) pejor. onaj koji je sklon naglašavanju uloge elite u društvu (ob. u smislu privilegija i nejednakosti) …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • elitist — 1950; see ELITE (Cf. elite) + IST (Cf. ist). The original examples were Freud, Nietzsche, and Carlyle …   Etymology dictionary

  • elitist — elìtist m DEFINICIJA pejor. onaj koji je sklon naglašavanju uloge elite u društvu (ob. u smislu privilegija i nejednakosti) ETIMOLOGIJA vidi elita …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • elitist — [n] snob highbrow, name dropper, pompous ass, pompous person, social climber, stiff, stuffed shirt; concept 423 …   New thesaurus

  • elitist — [ā lēt′ist, i lēt′ist] adj. of, having, or advocating elitism n. 1. one who advocates elitism 2. a person who is or who believes himself or herself to be a member of an elite group …   English World dictionary

  • elitist — [[t]ɪli͟ːtɪst, eɪ [/t]] elitists 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) Elitist systems, practices, or ideas favour the most powerful, rich, or talented people within a group, place, or society. The party leadership denounced the Bill as elitist... Skiing… …   English dictionary

  • elitist — e|lit|ist [eıˈli:tıst, ı ] adj an elitist system, government etc is one in which a small group of people have more power and advantages than other people ▪ an elitist education system >elitism n [U] >elitist n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • elitist — UK [ɪˈliːtɪst] / US [ɪˈlɪtɪst] adjective supporting or based on a system in which a small group of people have a lot of advantages and keep the most power and influence Derived word: elitist UK / US noun countable Word forms elitist : singular… …   English dictionary

  • elitist — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. snob, highbrow, oligarch, social climber, *snoot, *stuffed shirt, egotist. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I or elitist adjective Characteristic of or resembling a snob: snobbish, snobby. Informal: high hat, snooty,… …   English dictionary for students

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