crème de la crème

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Borrowing from French crème de la crème (literally cream of the cream).

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crème de la crème

  1. (idiomatic, singular only) Best of the best; something superlative. The very best.
    To be an astronaut you must be the crème de la crème.

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  • IPA(key): /kʁɛm də la kʁɛm/

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crème de la crème f

  1. crème de la crème (the best of something)