Definition of crème de la crème noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

crème de la crème

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkrɛm də lɑ ˈkrɛm//
 
, NAmE//ˌkrɛm dələˈkrɛm//
 
[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 Learner's Dictionary entry: crème de la crème