What does aristocratic mean?

aristocratic meaning in General Dictionary

Of or related to an aristocracy consisting in or favoring a federal government of nobles or major men as an aristocratic constitution

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  • owned by or attribute for the nobility or aristocracy
  • Alt. of Aristocratical

aristocratic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, "pertaining to aristocracy," from French aristocratique, from Greek aristokratikos "belonging to the rule of the best," from aristokratia (see aristocracy). Meaning "grand, stylish" is from 1845.

aristocratic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Aristocratical

Sentence Examples with the word aristocratic

The demos first sank into political annihilation and the council, no longer popularly elected but an aristocratic order, concentrated the whole administration in its hands.

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