Elitist

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Definition

elitist: favoring or preferring the rich, powerful, or academically intelligent
noun, adjective

Examples

  • "Of the many trendy movements gaining popularity within elitist circles, the "local food" movement may have the most momentum. The term describes the growing preference of some consumers to eat only locally or regionally-produced food rather than food which has traveled great distances before arriving on their plate."
  • "No seriously, you're totally elitist."

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