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plutocratic

[ploo-tuh-krat-ik]
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  1. of, relating to, or characterized by a plutocracy or plutocrats.
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Often plu·to·crat·i·cal.

Origin of plutocratic

First recorded in 1865–70; plutocrat + -ic
Related formsplu·to·crat·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·plu·to·crat·ic, adjectivenon·plu·to·crat·i·cal, adjectiveun·plu·to·crat·ic, adjectiveun·plu·to·crat·i·cal, adjective
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Examples from the Web for plutocratic

Historical Examples

  • We are supposedly a democracy, and our superstructure is plutocratic.

    A Far Country, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • This form of plutocratic self-adulation is relatively modern.

    The Arena

    Various

  • But the traffic in alcohol is the most powerful ally of our plutocratic industrial system—in perpetuating poverty.

    Broke

    Edwin A. Brown

  • A smart chauffeur waited with a plutocratic car in the sweep of the drive.

    The Crime Doctor

    Ernest William Hornung

  • With the advent of plutocratic fashion respect for official position had dwindled at Washington.