Examples of aristocrat in a Sentence
could trace his lineage to an English aristocrat of the 17th century
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In addition to his good looks and nobility, the young aristocrat was a scholar at the University of Edinburgh and is often seen attending society events in London.
Élisabeth de Gramont, the French aristocrat, could be seen at her husband the Duc de Clermont-Tonnerre’s table smoking cigarette after cigarette.
An immortal aristocrat introduces our hero to the supernatural, while the doctor’s fanboy hospital administrator hooks him up with a night shift.
Romance starts brewing, but Jeffrey’s royal commitment to marry an aristocrat and assume the throne stands between them.
The Queen went with tradition to marry a fellow blue-blood in Philip (a Greek and Danish prince) but Prince Charles married outside royalty to aristocrats.
Cunard was born to an English aristocrat and an American socialite mother in 1896.
In what might not be a coincidence, his most recent show, at London Fashion Week in February, was inspired by the tale of an American actress who marries an aristocrat.
With his four older sisters married to German aristocrats and settled in Germany and his father now in the South of France, Philip was alone at just 10 years old.
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Did You Know?
Since aristos means "best" in Greek, ancient Greeks such as Plato and Aristotle used the word aristocracy to mean a system of rule by the best people—that is, those who deserved to rule because of their intelligence and moral excellence. But this kind of "best" soon became something you could inherit from your parents. The United States has no formal aristocracy—no noble titles such as baron or marquis that stay in the family—but certain American families have achieved an almost aristocratic status because of the wealth they've held onto for generations.
ARISTOCRAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aristocrat for English Language Learners
: a member of an aristocracy
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