elitist

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See also: Elitist and élitist

English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

elitist (comparative more elitist, superlative most elitist)

  1. Of or relating to elitism.

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Noun[edit]

elitist (plural elitists)

  1. (usually derogatory) Someone who believes in or is perceived as believing in rule by an elite group.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From elite +‎ -ist or backformed from elitistisch. Perhaps borrowed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌeː.liˈtɪst/
  • Hyphenation: eli‧tist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Noun[edit]

elitist m (plural elitisten)

  1. elitist (supporter of rule or management by elites) [from late 1960s]

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French elitist.

Adjective[edit]

elitist m or n (feminine singular elitistă, masculine plural elitiști, feminine and neuter plural elitiste)

  1. elitist

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