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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Elite as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 May 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 22 answers for the crossword clue 'Elite', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Elite a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Elite as an answer itself some 383 times.

Elite is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Sunday, 09 May 2021 with the answer being CREAM, we also found CREAM to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Elite', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Elite' and give you a hint.

  • Selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
  • A group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status


We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Elite'.

  • Telei

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"

4 Letters

The supreme effort one can make; "they did their best"

Something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"

5 Letters


Toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin


An exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"

6 Letters

The act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"

An exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"

The most powerful members of a society

Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

7 Letters


The person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom



8 Letters

Befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior

9 Letters


A news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"

A political system governed by a few people; "one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy"; "the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen"


10 Letters

A group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status


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