noun \ˈbyr-ə-ˌkrat, ˈbyər-\

: a person who is one of the people who run a government or big company and who does everything according to the rules of that government or company : a person who is part of a bureaucracy

Full Definition of BUREAUCRAT

:  a member of a bureaucracy

Examples of BUREAUCRAT

  1. <the bureaucrats at the town hall seem to think that we need a building permit to build a tree house>

First Known Use of BUREAUCRAT


Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism


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