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Synonyms for elitist

Synonyms for elitist

characteristic of or resembling a snob

one who despises people or things regarded as inferior, especially because of social or intellectual pretension


Antonyms for elitist

someone who believes in rule by an elite group

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The public jammed a thumb in the eye of elitist culture -- and that thumb has been there ever since.
Their ideological leanings from elitist to egalitarian were gauged in a separate survey asking if they agreed with statements like, Its OK if some groups have more of a chance in life than others, or We should strive to make incomes as equal as possible.
Hence no punishment for bankers who cost the country billions and are still at the trough, yet they call for the severest of punishment for those opposed to the elitist system and who take direct action.
While the tag may still be political poison in the primaries in Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia, Obama can take some satisfaction from having been attacked as an elitist, since it is a mark of how far he has risen and how fully he has been accepted into the upper echelons.
Or were the elitists perhaps the the-ologians, who served officially as periti (Latin for experts)?
Under a disturbing front-page headline, "Study Links Drop in Support To Elitist Attitude in the Arts," The New York Times recently summarized a report issued by the National Endowment for the Arts.
That's far from the elitist philosophy that shaped PBS's establishment.
As elitists - outsiders, critics, scholars, professionals, experts - we make an easy target for today's ultra-conservatives, who are using a populist rhetoric to sell their anti-democratic agenda.
Throughout most of American history our academic elitists have tried to be as influential as they could and have created as many counter culture disciples as possible.
We are not an elitist party, we have no leaders, nor wish to lead anyone.
This provides for continuity of the legislative branch under dire circumstances--without subverting the mechanism of electoral accountability, as the COG elitists sought to do.
While farmers and dairymen go out of business, Hollywood elitists and executives will rake in more money,'' Rep.
It is a pity that there aren't a few more home-grown academic elitists like Rhodri Morgan around.
WHEN THE ELITists claim that PBS is the only television worth watching, they lie: That's not what they watch, unless they are 3 percent of the U.
needs a full-time chief who refuses to play politics with the politicians or the elitists.