Definition of aristocratic
- an aristocratic family
- aristocratic titles
- an aristocratic neighborhood
the restaurant's cuisine is truly superb, but the maître d's aristocratic demeanor is a bit much
an impoverished dowager who never lets people forget about her aristocratic origins
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