- I(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Belonging to the aristocracy]Syn. noble, patrician, highborn, blue-blooded; see noble 3 .2. [Having qualities associated with the aristocracy]II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a.[uh RIS tuh KRAT ik]high-born.He claimed aristocratic lineage, an assertion at odds with his rough appearance.SYN.: of noble birth, blue-blooded, well-born, genteel, pedigreed, mannerly, civil, worldly, sophisticated, gracious, gentlemanly, courtly, chivalrous, gallant, cultivated, refined, classy, snobbish, haughty, *snotty, hoity-toity, affected, pretentious.ANT.: bourgeois, lower-class, commonIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Of high birth or social position: blue-blooded, elite, highborn, highbred, noble, patrician, thoroughbred, upper-class, wellborn. Informal: upper-crust. See OVER.
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Aristocratic — Ar is*to*crat ic, Aristocratical Ar is*to*crat ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. aristocratique.] 1. Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men; as, an aristocratic constitution. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aristocratic — (adj.) c.1600, pertaining to aristocracy, from Fr. aristocratique, from Gk. aristokratikos belonging to the rule of the best, from aristokratia (see ARISTOCRACY (Cf. aristocracy)). Meaning grand, stylish is from 1845 … Etymology dictionary
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aristocratic — aristocratically, adv. aristocraticalness, aristocraticness, n. /euh ris teuh krat ik, ar euh steuh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to government by an aristocracy. 2. belonging to or favoring the aristocracy. 3. characteristic of an aristocrat;… … Universalium
aristocratic — adjective /ˌæɹɪstəˈkɹætɪk/ a) Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men. An aristocratic constitution. b) Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or… … Wiktionary
aristocratic — ar|is|to|crat|ic [ˌærıstəˈkrætık, əˌrıs US əˌrıs ] adj belonging to or typical of the aristocracy = ↑noble aristocratic society ▪ an aristocratic family … Dictionary of contemporary English
aristocratic — adjective belonging to or typical of the aristocracy: old, aristocratic families | an aristocratic manner … Longman dictionary of contemporary English