- The definition of hegemonic is the leadership or dominant leaders.
The kings, queens and monarchs who are in charge of ruling a country are an example of the hegemonic class.
Variant of hegemony
leadership or dominance, esp. that of one state or nation over others
Origin of hegemonyClassical Greek hēgemonia, leadership ; from hēgemōn, leader ; from hēgeisthai, to lead, go on ahead ; from Indo-European base an unverified form sāg-, to track down from source sake, seek