elite

Definitions

General English

Media Studies

  • adjective the small subsection of people within a society who conform to its most serious and important values – e.g. intellectual, moral, financial, artistic, etc.

Military

  • adjective of very high quality

Politics

  • adjective very good, usually the best of its kind
  • noun a small group of people in a group or society who have high status, power and special advantages
  • noun the best people at a particular activity

Sports

  • adjective more talented, privileged or highly trained than others
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