in-crowd

in-crowd
/in"krowd'/, n.
in-group (def. 1).
[1965-70]

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in-crowd «IHN KROWD», noun.
an exclusive set or circle of acquaintances; group of insiders; clique: »

The performer who is…no longer the darling of the underground in-crowd, whatever his sincerity or intrinsic merit (London Times).

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n. the in-crowd informal a small group of people perceived by others to be particularly fashionable, informed, or popular

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ˈin-crowd 7 [in-crowd] noun singular
a small group of people within a larger group who seem to be the most popular or fashionable

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in-crowd
see in a. 2 b.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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