from the top drawer

from the top drawer

From an elite social class. If she's from the top drawer, then why would she waste her time with a pauper like you?
See also: drawer, top
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SUPER-COOL Timmy Murphy executed a ride from the top drawer aboard Zabeel Palace to notch a cheeky success in the Canaccord Adams Novices' Handicap Hurdle at Ascot.
GEORDIE Ray 'Rocky' Hudson once again showed why he's a hit as a commentator on the other side of the Atlantic with another pearler straight from the top drawer.
Alvaro Arbeloa has gone about his business in a quiet, unassuming way but done everything with a bit of style and his performances have been from the top drawer.
Since the Abba men and women went their separate ways, Andersson has had time to build up successful thoroughbred breeding and racing interests in his native Sweden, but he is still waiting for something from the top drawer to race in Britain.
The type of names we're talking about are from the top drawer.