Aristocrat meaning

ə-rĭstə-krăt, ărĭs-
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The definition of an aristocrat is a person considered to be elite, and in the highest class.

An example of an aristocrat is the Frenchman Marquis de Sade.

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A member of the aristocracy; nobleman.
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A person having the tastes, manners, or other characteristics of the aristocracy.

A natural aristocrat who insists on the best accommodations.

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A person who advocates government by an aristocracy.
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A member of a ruling class or of the nobility.
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A person with the tastes, manners, beliefs, etc. of the upper class.
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One of the aristocracy, nobility, or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble (originally in Revolutionary France).
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A proponent of aristocracy; an advocate of aristocratic government.
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A person who believes in aristocracy as a form of government.
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One considered the best of its kind.

The aristocrat of cars.

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See also nobleman.
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Origin of aristocrat

  • French aristocrate from aristocratie aristocracy from Old French from Late Latin aristocratia aristocracy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French aristocrate (a word from the French Revolution), from aristocratie., from ἄριστος (aristos, “best”) (compare Old English ar) + κράτος (kratos, “rule”).

    From Wiktionary