adjective. ['ɝˌɪstəˈkrætɪk'] belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy.
- male aristocrat
- female aristocrat
- aristocratique (French)
- ἀριστοκρατικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Aristocratic
Example sentences of the word aristocratic
Also referred to as the Japanese plum yew, this aristocratic pine is both shade- and heat-tolerant.
Quotes containing the word aristocratic
1. Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class -- whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy.
- Frank Herbert, Children of Dune