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 Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various

Cabb′alism, the science of the cabbala; Cabb′alist, one versed in the cabbala.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

Experiment′alist, Exper′imentist, one who makes experiments.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various


the most socially desirable category
(as modifier): an A-list event

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