1. [syn: aristocrat, blue blood, patrician]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Aristocrat \A*ris"to*crat\ (?; 277), n. [F. aristocrate. See
1. One of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community;
one of a ruling class; a noble.
2. One who is overbearing in his temper or habits; a proud or
A born aristocrat, bred radical. --Mrs.
3. One who favors an aristocracy as a form of government, or
believes the aristocracy should govern.
His whole family are accused of being aristocrats.
[1913 Webster] Aristocratic
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a member of the aristocracy [syn: aristocrat, blue
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
39 Moby Thesaurus words for "aristocrat":
Brahman, archduke, armiger, baron, baronet, blue blood, count,
daimio, duke, earl, esquire, gentleman, grand duke, grandee,
hidalgo, lace-curtain, laird, landgrave, lord, lordling, magnate,
magnifico, margrave, marquis, noble, nobleman, optimate, palsgrave,
patrician, peer, seigneur, seignior, silk-stocking, squire, swell,
thoroughbred, upper-cruster, viscount, waldgrave