the upper crust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the upper crustnoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   informal
people who have the ​highestsocialposition and are usually ​rich: Many ​treasures were ​brought back to ​Britain because ​itsuppercrust was ​wealthy and ​likedtravellingabroad.
(Definition of the upper crust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the upper crust”
in Chinese (Simplified) 上层社会的成员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 上層社會的成員…
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