A*ris"to*crat [F. aristocrate. See Aristocracy.]
One of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble.
One who is overbearing in his temper or habits; a proud or haughty person.
A born aristocrat, bred radical.
One who favors an aristocracy as a form of government, or believes the aristocracy should govern.
His whole family are accused of being aristocrats.
© Webster 1913.