1
: advocate or partisan of a (specified) theory of government
theocrat
2
: member of a (specified) dominant class
plutocrat
-cratic adjective combining form

Word History

Etymology

French -crate, back-formation from -cratie -cracy

Dictionary Entries Near -crat

Cite this Entry

“-crat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-crat. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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