noun aris·to·crat \ə-ˈris-tə-ˌkrat, a-; ˈa-rə-stə-\

: a member of an aristocracy

Full Definition of ARISTOCRAT

:  a member of an aristocracy; especially :  noble
a :  one who has the bearing and viewpoint typical of the aristocracy
b :  one who favors aristocracy
:  one believed to be superior of its kind <the aristocrat of Southern resorts — Southern Living>

Examples of ARISTOCRAT

  1. <could trace his lineage to an English aristocrat of the 17th century>

First Known Use of ARISTOCRAT


Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture


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