Definition of aristocratic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌærɪstəˈkrætɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//əˌrɪstəˈkrætɪk//
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belonging to or typical of the aristocracy synonym noble an aristocratic name/family/lifestyle Word Originearly 17th cent.: from French aristocratique, from Greek aristokratikos, from aristokratia, from aristos ‘best’ + -kratia ‘power’.Extra examples His features were aristocratic—high cheekbones and a Roman nose. The memoir provided a revealing glimpse of aristocratic society. They were impressed by his accent and aristocratic manner.
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