A small group of people who enjoy special privileges or treatment, typically in a way thought to be unfair: why have they kept this secret to themselves, the chosen few?
More example sentences
- After centuries of changing political rule, however, education became the privilege of a chosen few, and was confined within the walls of the palaces.
- Every deficiency is magnified, the feelings of loneliness, poverty, and hopelessness casting long and cold shadows over the snow in the face of the opulence of the chosen few.
- Luke is one of the lucky chosen few, and the admission could mean realising his dreams of entering a prominent law school.
Definition of chosen few in:
- The US English dictionary