Definition of A-list in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈālist/
(or B-list /ˈbē ˌlist/)


A real or imaginary list of the most (or second-most) celebrated or sought-after individuals, especially in show business: [as modifier]: an A-list celebrity
More example sentences
  • Because why on earth would the A-list be an imaginary list?
  • As the movie moves into its second hour, and stresses the pathetic existence of the B-list celebrity, it grows glum and loses much of the sly wit that made it so enjoyable in the first half.
  • Now, it is Amanda who can command the big paychecks, and her husband who has been consigned as a B-list star to reality TV.



(or B-lister) noun
Example sentences
  • With the priciest product at just 5.99, you don't have to earn a celebrity salary to look like an A-lister this summer.
  • Let's say you are an A-lister, closer to the B-list border.
  • She is another A-Lister who dared to put scissors to their locks of hair.

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Syllabification: A-list

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