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[ploo-tuh-krat-ik] /ˌplu təˈkræt ɪk/
of, relating to, or characterized by a plutocracy or plutocrats.
Often, plutocratical.
Origin of plutocratic
First recorded in 1865-70; plutocrat + -ic
Related forms
plutocratically, adverb
nonplutocratic, adjective
nonplutocratical, adjective
unplutocratic, adjective
unplutocratical, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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.

  • The place is not frequented by plutocratic tourists, and so her tips are meagre.

  • Academic discussion becomes absurd, in the face of plutocratic savagery.

    The Air Trust George Allan England
  • Our one-time academic discussion about ways and means has become absurd, in the face of plutocratic savagery.

    The Air Trust George Allan England
  • The attitude of Tunbridge Wells (the most plutocratic town in England, by the way) towards the book was adorable.

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
  • The arguments against the Budget were characteristic of their plutocratic origin.

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