- of, characteristic of, or favoring aristocracy as a form of government
- of an aristocracy or upper class
- like or characteristic of an aristocrat: used in either a favorable sense (proud, distinguished, etc.) or an unfavorable (snobbish, haughty, etc.)
- The definition of aristocratic is someone or something that is part of or similar to royalty or people who believe they are superior in some way.
When someone likes to buy expensive things and enjoy the best of everything it is an example of having aristocratic tastes.
- Aristocratic is defined as a person, place, or thing that is exclusive in its members.
A country club catering only to the rich and famous is an example of an aristocratic business.
(comparative more aristocratic, superlative most aristocratic)
From French aristocratique, from Ancient Greek ἀριστοκρατικός (aristokratikos).
- Her aristocratic features were strong and firm, her eyes the color of spring, circled by silver.
- All this is signally shown in the history both of Venice and of other aristocratic cities.
- It was applied to those who advocated a policy of "cowardly moderation," and feuillantisme was associated with aristocratic in the mouths of the sansculottes.
- In the year 91, which brought with it the imminent prospect of sweeping political change, with the enfranchisement of the Italian peoples, Sulla returned to Rome, and it was generally felt that he was the man to lead the conservative and aristocratic party.
- So intensely aristocratic (hence his nickname 6 AoXoiSopos, "he who rails at the people") was his temperament that he declined to exercise the regal-hieratic office of 1 3avLAeus which was hereditary in his family, and presented it to his brother.