A list


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A list

or A-list  (ā′lĭst′)
n. Informal
A list or group of the most admired or desirable people, as for a job or social gathering: a private party for Hollywood's A list.

A′-list′ adj.

A list

n
a. the most socially desirable category
b. (as modifier): an A-list event.
Compare B list

short′ list`

or short′list`,


n.
a list of those people or items preferred or most likely to be chosen, as winnowed from a longer list of possibilities.
[1925–30]
short′-list`, v.t.
Translations

A list

(inf)
nwichtigste Personen plor Leute pl (inf)
adj A-list peopleA-Promis pl (inf); A-list starSuperstar m (inf); to have A-list star potentialdas Zeug zum Superstar haben inf
References in classic literature ?
Yes, she had passed--there was her name at the very top of a list of two hundred
and you get the grocery catalogue, George, and somebody give me a bit of pencil, and then I'll make out a list.
I comfort myself and you with the hope that your son is alive, for otherwise he would have been mentioned among the officers found on the field of battle, a list of whom has been sent me under flag of truce.
A great prince," said Aramis, "with whom Mazarin sought an alliance, was invited by him to send him a list of the conditions on which he would do him the honor to negotiate with him.
And they shall make a List of all the Persons voted for, and of the Number of Votes for each; which List they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the Seat of the Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate.
He made out a list of books which Philip was to read till he was ready for the final achievement of Faust, and meanwhile, ingeniously enough, started him on a German translation of one of the plays by Shakespeare which Philip had studied at school.