1. [ noun ] (sociology) a person of refined upbringing and manners
Related terms: adult
2. [ adjective ] (Roman antiquity) of the hereditary aristocracy or ruling class of ancient Rome or medieval Europe; of honorary nobility in the Byzantine empire
Related terms: plebeian proletarian noble
3. [ adjective ] belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
Synonyms: aristocratic gentle blue-blooded blue aristocratical

"an aristocratic family" "aristocratic Bostonians" "aristocratic government" "blue blood" "the blue-blooded aristocracy" "of gentle blood" "aristocratic bearing" "patrician tastes"

Related terms: noble
4. [ noun ] a member of the aristocracy
Synonyms: blue_blood aristocrat
Related terms: leader Highness raja prince princess female_aristocrat Brahmin male_aristocrat baronet rani nobility
Similar spelling:   Patricia