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a·ris·to·crat

 (ə-rĭs′tə-krăt′, ăr′ĭs-)
n.
1. A member of a ruling class or of the nobility.
2. A person having the tastes, manners, or other characteristics of the aristocracy: a natural aristocrat who insists on the best accommodations.
3. A person who advocates government by an aristocracy.
4. One considered the best of its kind: the aristocrat of cars.

[French aristocrate, from aristocratie, aristocracy, from Old French, from Late Latin aristocratia; see aristocracy.]

a·ris′to·crat′ic, a·ris′to·crat′i·cal adj.
a·ris′to·crat′i·cal·ly adv.
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aristocrat

(ˈærɪstəˌkræt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of the aristocracy; a noble
2. a person who has the manners or qualities of a member of a privileged or superior class
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who advocates aristocracy as a form of government
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a•ris•to•crat

(əˈrɪs təˌkræt, ˈær ə stə-)

n.
1. a member of a governing aristocracy.
2. a hereditary noble.
3. a person who has the taste, manners, etc., characteristic of members of an aristocracy.
4. an advocate of an aristocratic form of government.
5. regarded as the best of its kind: the aristocrat of wines.
[1770–80; < French aristocrate]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aristocrat - a member of the aristocracyaristocrat - a member of the aristocracy    
aristocracy, nobility - a privileged class holding hereditary titles
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
baronet, Bart - a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight; "since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart."
brahman, brahmin - a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family); "a Boston brahman"
female aristocrat - a woman who is an aristocrat
Highness - (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person
male aristocrat - a man who is an aristocrat
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
princess - a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
raja, rajah - a prince or king in India
ranee, rani - (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja
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aristocrat

noun noble, lord, lady, peer, patrician, grandee, nobleman, aristo (informal), childe (archaic), noblewoman, peeress He is the archetypal English aristocrat
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Translations
أرِسْتوقْراطي،مِن طَبَقَة ألأشْراف
šlechticaristokrat
aristokrat
aristokraattiylimys
aristokrataristokratkinja
arisztokrata
aîalsmaîur
貴族
aristokrat
aristokratsoylu

aristocrat

[ˈærɪstəkræt] Naristócrata mf
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aristocrat

[əˈrɪstəkræt] naristocrate mf
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aristocrat

nAristokrat(in) m(f), → Adlige(r) mf; he is too much of an aristocrat to … (fig)er ist sich (dat)zu fein, um … zu …; the aristocrat of the dog/cat familyder edelste Vertreter der Hunde-/Katzenfamilie
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aristocrat

[ˈærɪstəˌkræt] nnobile m/f, aristocratico/a
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aristocracy

(ӕrəˈstokrəsi) noun
in some countries, the nobility and others of the highest social class, who usually own land.
ˈaristocrat (-krӕt) , ((American) əˈristəkrӕt) noun
a member of the aristocracy.
ˌaristoˈcratic (-ˈkrӕ-) , ((American) əˌristəˈkrӕtik) adjective
(of people, behaviour etc) proud and noble-looking. an aristocratic manner.
ˌaristoˈcratically adverb
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"Not that I admire a head of that sort; it wants character and force; there's too much of the sen-si-tive (so he articulated it, curling his lip at the same time) in that mouth; besides, there is Aristocrat written on the brow and defined in the figure; I hate your aristocrats."
Larry Donovan was a passenger conductor, one of those train-crew aristocrats who are always afraid that someone may ask them to put up a car-window, and who, if requested to perform such a menial service, silently point to the button that calls the porter.
The head of the family, you know, is the Duke of Exmoor; he is one of the few really stiff old Tory aristocrats left, a sound old crusted tyrant it is quite in our line to make trouble about.
Perhaps it was the mention of aristocrats that reminded her of Richard Dalloway and Rachel, for she ran on with the same penful to describe her niece.
I exulted to have Thackeray attack the aristocrats, and expose their wicked pride and meanness, and I never noticed that he did not propose to do away with aristocracy, which is and must always be just what it has been, and which cannot be changed while it exists at all.
All of a sudden Mademoiselle Amelie Thirion, the leader of the aristocrats, began to speak in a low voice, and very earnestly, to her neighbor.
In order to confine the dignity of Hadji to gentlemen of patrician blood and possessions, the Emperor decreed that no man should make the pilgrimage save bloated aristocrats who were worth a hundred dollars in specie.
"His being such a perfect aristocrat, don't you know, and his future position in society, had an influence not with her, but with her mother."
"You are an aristocrat, and must have an escort--and must pay for it."
"My father was a born aristocrat. I think, in some preexistent state, he must have been in the higher circles of spirits, and brought all his old court pride along with him; for it was ingrain, bred in the bone, though he was originally of poor and not in any way of noble family.
In truth, there was nothing of the master-quality in Kwaque, while Michael was a natural aristocrat. Michael, out of love, would serve Steward, but Michael lorded it over the kinky-head.
"An aristocrat need not be ashamed of the trade," observed Laurence; "for the Czar Peter the Great once served an apprenticeship to it."