Definition of crème de la crème noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


crème de la crème

BrE BrE//ˌkrem də lɑː ˈkrem//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkrem də lɑː ˈkrem//
[singular] (from French, formal or humorous)
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the best people or things of their kind This school takes only the crème de la crème.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: crème de la crème