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English definition of “upper class”

upper class

noun [C]
 
 
the highest social class of people: members of the upper classesClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
upper-class adjective an upper-class accent
(Definition of upper class from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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