Definition of aristo in English:

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aristo

Pronunciation: /əˈristō/

noun (plural aristos)

Informal term for aristocrat.
Example sentences
  • Benjamin, his sleuth hero, has his nose put out of joint when his fortune-teller sister, Therse, announces her engagement to Marie-Colbert, a rich aristo.
  • To be sure, you don't have to be an aristo to become president.
  • The beginning of the winter brought a new season of parties and gatherings with which the aristos sought to dispel the gloominess of this permanently twilit world.

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Syllabification: a·ris·to

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