a member of an , especially a noble.
a person who has the tastes, manners, etc., characteristic of members of an .
an advocate of an form of government.
anything regarded as the best, most elegant, or most stylish of its kind:
the aristocrat of California wines.
The French aristocrat Marquis de Sade once said that “It is only by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.”
The Twisted Sadism of ‘Borgman’ Alex Suskind June 27, 2014
As Benzion’s son, Benjamin Netanyahu was an aristocrat in Likud politics—but an outsider as well, a rebel duke from the provinces.
Benzion Netanyahu’s Legacies Gershom Gorenberg April 30, 2012
He was a lowly country lawyer and she a Kentucky aristocrat who had come to visit her older sister in Illinois.
Lincoln in Love Jerome Charyn February 13, 2014
His paternal grandmother, an aristocrat, fled Russia at the time of the revolution.
Britain’s New Political Superstar Niall Stanage April 19, 2010
In 1948, Charles Aron, co-owner of aristocrat, divorced his wife, Evelyn.
The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters Alex Belth August 1, 2014
He was an aristocrat by descent and by nature; a noble one, but a thorough aristocrat.
Brave Men and Women O.E. Fuller
Therefore it is clear to my mind that the word was not ‘artichoke,’ but ‘aristocrat,’ that he used.
Rico and Wiseli Johanna Spyri
There is some aristocrat Raymond Latour would do all in his power to help.
The Light That Lures Percy Brebner
You are an aristocrat, and must have an escort—and must pay for it.
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
As to the two last, even Joshua Brigham was much more of an aristocrat than I was myself.
The Chainbearer J. Fenimore Cooper
a member of the aristocracy; a noble
a person who has the manners or qualities of a member of a privileged or superior class
a person who advocates aristocracy as a form of government
1789, from French aristocrate, a word of the Revolution, a back-formation from aristocratie (see aristocracy).
448?–385? b.c, Athenian comic dramatist. Contemporary Examples I turn to the ancient Greek comic author, Aristophanes, speaking at what must have seemed a similar time. Obama Is Too Good For Us Charles Fried August 5, 2011 Historical Examples But what Aristophanes thought and felt about the matter is just what we shall not find in […]
- Aristophanes of byzantium
257?–180? b.c, Greek scholar; librarian at Alexandria, Egypt.
448?–385? b.c, Athenian comic dramatist. Historical Examples It is clear that the aristophanic comedy could not have become permanent. Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2) John Addington Symonds The roads were in good order for the visitors to the aristophanic comedy. Gryll Grange Thomas Love Peacock This year has seen the death […]
- Aristotelian logic
the logic of Aristotle, especially in the modified form taught in the Middle Ages. . Historical Examples Why did he give his scientific method the form of a supplement to the old Aristotelian logic? Logic, Inductive and Deductive William Minto Aristotelian logic can never become superfluous as long as men are apt to be led […]