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Noun: upper class
  1. The class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
    - upper crust
Adjective: upper-class  'ú-pu(r)'klãs
  1. Occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
    - posh [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: upper classes

See also: position, propertied, property-owning, quality, status, tweedy, u [Brit, informal], wellborn

Type of: class, social class, socio-economic class, stratum

Antonym: lower-class, middle-class

Encyclopedia: Upper class