Aristocrat Definition

ə-rĭstə-krăt, ărĭs-
aristocrats
noun
aristocrats
A member of the aristocracy; nobleman.
Webster's New World
A person with the tastes, manners, beliefs, etc. of the upper class.
Webster's New World
A person who believes in aristocracy as a form of government.
Webster's New World
One considered the best of its kind.
The aristocrat of cars.
American Heritage
other

See also nobleman.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Aristocrat

Noun

Singular:
aristocrat
Plural:
aristocrats

Origin of Aristocrat

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

    From Wiktionary

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

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

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