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Meaning of ARISTOCRAT

Pronunciation:  u'ristu`krat

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a member of the aristocracy
 

ARISTOCRAT is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: blue blood, patrician
 
 See Also: aristocracy, Baronet, Bart, Brahman, Brahmin, female aristocrat, Highness, leader, male aristocrat, nobility, prince, princess, raja, rajah, ranee, rani

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*ris"to*crat\ (?; 277), n. [F. aristocrate. See
{Aristocracy}.]
1. One of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community;
   one of a ruling class; a noble.

2. One who is overbearing in his temper or habits; a proud or
   haughty person.

         A born aristocrat, bred radical.      --Mrs.
                                               Browning.

3. One who favors an aristocracy as a form of government, or
   believes the aristocracy should govern.

         His whole family are accused of being aristocrats.
                                               --Romilly.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: archduke, armiger, baron, baronet, blue blood, Brahman, count, daimio, duke, earl, esquire, gentleman, grand duke, grandee, hidalgo, lace-curtain, laird, landgrave, lord, lordling, magnate, magnifico, margrave, marquis, noble, nobleman, optimate, palsgrave, patrician, peer, seigneur, seignior, silk-stocking, squire, swell, thoroughbred, upper-cruster, viscount, waldgrave
 

 

 

 

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