Creme-de-la-creme



[krem duh lah krem; French krem duh la krem] /ˈkrɛm də lɑ ˈkrɛm; French krɛm də la ˈkrɛm/

noun
1.
the very best; choicest parts or members.
/krɛm də la krɛm/
noun
1.
the very best
n.

“elite, finest flower of society,” 1848, from French crème de la crème, literally “the cream of the cream” (see cream (n.)).
crème de la crème [(krem duh luh krem)]

The best of the best: “Our school’s marching band is acknowledged as the crème de la crème.” From French, meaning “cream of the cream.”

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