Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun upper-class

1 sense of upper class

Sense 1
upper class, upper crust -- (the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy)
       => class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class -- (people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class")

Antonyms of adj upper-class

1 sense of upper-class

Sense 1
upper-class (vs. lower-class) (vs. middle-class) -- (occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society)

lower-class (vs. middle-class) (vs. upper-class), low-class -- (occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society)
        => non-U -- (not characteristic of the upper classes especially in language use)
        => proletarian -- (belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat)
        => propertyless, wage-earning, working-class, blue-collar -- (of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers; "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw)
        => upper-lower-class -- (occupying the upper part of the lower class)
middle-class (vs. upper-class) (vs. lower-class) -- (occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy)
        => bourgeois -- (belonging to the middle class)
        => bourgeois, conservative, materialistic -- (conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality")
        => lower-middle-class -- (occupying the lower part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society)
        => upper-middle-class -- (occupying the upper part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society)

Similarity of adj upper-class

1 sense of upper-class

Sense 1
upper-class (vs. lower-class) (vs. middle-class) -- (occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society)
       => quality -- (of high social status; "people of quality"; "a quality family")
       => propertied, property-owning -- (owning land or securities as a principal source of revenue)
       => u -- ((chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use)
       => tweedy -- ((of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy)
       => wellborn -- (of good or upper-class lineage; "a rich and wellborn husband")

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