a group of desirable or admired people who are welcomed especially in social and professional situations:
Hollywood’s A list turned out for the Oscars.
pertaining to or being in an A list; prominent.
the most socially desirable category
(as modifier): an A-list event
Compare B list
inclined to one side; heeling or . a group of desirable or admired people who are welcomed especially in social and professional situations: Hollywood’s A list turned out for the Oscars. pertaining to or being in an A list; prominent. Historical Examples Instrument′alist, one who plays on a musical instrument; Instrumental′ity, agency. Chambers’s Twentieth Century […]
a simple past tense and past participle of 1 . to dismount from a horse, descend from a vehicle, etc. to settle or stay after descending: The bird alighted on the tree. to encounter or notice something accidentally. Historical Examples Then she there alit, and came before the king and saluted him; and he said: […]
- Dis aliter visum
the gods have deemed otherwise. Historical Examples dis aliter visum, and the result, for us, is his matchless book on Edinburgh. The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Robert Louis Stevenson One of the best of them, so far as the drawing of a woman is concerned, is dis aliter visum. The Poetry […]
a person who is able to read but rarely chooses to do so: Schools are worried about producing aliterates who prefer television to books. of, relating to, or characteristic of aliterates. noun a person who is able to read but disinclined to do so adjective of or relating to aliterates