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Definition of "aristocrat" []

  • A member of a ruling class or of the nobility. (noun)
  • A person having the tastes, manners, or other characteristics of the aristocracy: a natural aristocrat who insists on the best accommodations. (noun)
  • A person who advocates government by an aristocracy. (noun)
  • One considered the best of its kind: the aristocrat of cars. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aristocrat" in a sentence
  • "Wouldn't Shakespeare, which brave defender of anointed majesty, have approved a dignified which any clever aristocrat is improved for a nation than any diseased one?"
  • "As another entitled aristocrat once said "let them eat cake.""
  • "Most of “Blood & Iron” is comprised of our team investigating a large mansion being bought by a man hoping to capitalize on its grim history involving a vain aristocrat who killed young women and bathed in their blood to make her younger."