Definition of aristocratic in English:

aristocratic

Line breaks: ar¦is¦to|crat¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌarɪstəˈkratɪk
 
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adjective

Derivatives

aristocratically

adverb
More example sentences
  • The theme in the title is gradually worked out as Margaret - at first aristocratically repelled by ‘trade’ and its practitioners - comes to know and respect the ideas and the family life of both mill-hands and mill-owners.
  • Toward the end of the century, the classics became better taught, and the expectation that the aristocratically wealthy should learn Greek and Latin while young probably became stronger than it had been since the 1690s.
  • The Comtesse de la Fayette twitched nervously, her pointed nose turned aristocratically upward, her displeasure evident in her glance.

Origin

early 17th century: from French aristocratique, from Greek aristokratikos, from aristokratia (see aristocracy).

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