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Definitions for aristocrat
əˈrɪs təˌkræt, ˈær ə stə-aris·to·crat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aristocrat, blue blood, patriciannoun

    a member of the aristocracy


  1. aristocratnoun

    One of the aristocracy, nobility, or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble (originally in Revolutionary France).

  2. aristocratnoun

    A proponent of aristocracy; an advocate of aristocratic government.

  3. Etymology: From aristocrate (a word from the French Revolution), from aristocratie., from ἄριστος (compare Old English ar) + κράτος.


  1. aristocrat

    The aristocracy is historically associated with "hereditary" or "ruling" social class. In many states, the aristocracy included the upper class of people (aristocrats) with hereditary rank and titles. In some, such as ancient Greece, ancient Rome, or India, aristocratic status came from belonging to a military caste. It has also been common, notably in African societies, for aristocrats to belong to priestly dynasties. Aristocratic status can involve feudal or legal privileges. They are usually below only the monarch of a country or nation in its social hierarchy. In modern European societies, the aristocracy has often coincided with the nobility, a specific class that arose in the Middle Ages, but the term "aristocracy" is sometimes also applied to other elites, and is used as a more generic term when describing earlier and non-European societies. Some revolutions, such as the French Revolution, have been followed by the abolition of the aristocracy.


  1. aristocrat

    An aristocrat is a person who belongs to the aristocracy, the highest social class in some societies. This is often associated with hereditary nobility, wealth, and power. Aristocrats often have privileges and influence beyond the reach of other individuals and usually play significant roles in the political, social, and economic affairs of their societies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aristocratnoun

    one of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble

  2. Aristocratnoun

    one who is overbearing in his temper or habits; a proud or haughty person

  3. Aristocratnoun

    one who favors an aristocracy as a form of government, or believes the aristocracy should govern

  4. Etymology: [F. aristocrate. See Aristocracy.]


  1. Aristocrat

    Aristocrat is a Japanese street fashion that is inspired by what is thought to have been worn by Middle Class and higher social status Europeans in the Middle Ages, as well as the upper class in the 19th century. The fashion includes long sleeve blouses and shirts, long skirts, corsetry, and pants and dresses that are styled similarly for men and women, since it is centered on androgyny and elegance. Makeup, when worn with the fashion, is on the darker side, may be heavy, and can be worn by both genders. Madam, the feminine version, is more influenced by 19th century fashion. The fashion includes, in addition to the above, dresses with feminine but not usually frilly styling in a variety of colors. Makeup, when worn, is usually mature and on the slightly heavier side, though not excessive. Subcategories of the fashion include: ⁕Erotic Aristocrat: A more revealing version including lace and lower necklines ⁕Gothic Aristocrat ⁕Sweet Aristocrat: Usually features pastels, light colors and a lighter feel

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aristocrat in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aristocrat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of aristocrat in a Sentence

  1. Edith Sitwell:

    Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.

  2. Nicolas Maduro:

    Look what the long-haired aristocrat said, selling the country to the IMF. What is he thinking?

  3. John Updike:

    Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.

  4. Karl Marx:

    Christian Socialism is but the holy water with which the priest consecrates the heart-burnings of the aristocrat.

  5. Frank Hargrave:

    An investigation in 1522 suggested that he was corrupt with stories that he had fathered a son ‘with a club foot’ within the local community although these kinds of stories were often fabricated by Henry’s commissioners as they were encouraged to dig up as much dirt as they could, probably to help the dangerous situation in the northwest, a local aristocrat, Sir William Brereton managed to have the Abbot’s death sentence cancelled and he and his canons were pensioned off with the closure of Norton Abbey.

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