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Negative ConnotationPlay
Describes a negative opinion about someone's superiority due to their status or abilities. SlidePeople disliked his elitist comments about the new hire's school.
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Cultural CritiquePlay
Often used to criticize class divides or unequal opportunities in society. SlideThe film portrayed the club as the epitome of elitist exclusivity.
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Not Always NegativePlay
In some contexts, may imply admiration for high standards or selectiveness. SlideHis elitist taste in wine was well-regarded in fine dining circles.