Definition of "autocratic" []

  • Of or relating to an absolute and unrestricted ruler (adjective)
  • Domineering or dictatorial (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "autocratic" in a sentence
  • "China deserves the label autocratic, but you can barely call it communist at all when they've been deliberately and openly enacting capitalist reforms for the last three decades."
  • "The 11 were unhappy about what they described as her autocratic and undemocratic leadership as ANCWL president."
  • "Zambian President Fredrick Chiluba, currently on a collision course with opposition parties over what they call his autocratic style of rule, has added fuel to the fire by signing into law a controversial land reform bill."