Origin of aristocrat
Examples from the Web for aristocrat
In 1948, Charles Aron, co-owner of Aristocrat, divorced his wife, Evelyn.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The French aristocrat Marquis de Sade once said that “It is only by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.”
He was a lowly country lawyer and she a Kentucky aristocrat who had come to visit her older sister in Illinois.
Will she settle down to a life of quiet obscurity and shooting parties and marry an aristocrat like the establishment hopes?Laugh All You Like at Her Dumb Party Tips, but Pippa Has the Midas Touch|Tom Sykes|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In previous centuries, a Roman aristocrat who made a political misstep ended in obscurity or exile.
No man can buy brains, and truly he is an aristocrat of the highest order who is blessed with a good brain.Dollars and Sense|Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Down in those lonely valleys, almost hidden in their leafy groves, was the home of many an old Virginia aristocrat.Brother Against Brother|John Roy Musick
Parvenus keep their hats on always, unless before some aristocrat, to whom they cringe.Rambles in Womanland|Max O'Rell
It is alike the passion of the parvenu and the pride of the aristocrat.Summer in a Garden, and Calvin, A Study Of Character|Charles Dudley Warner
To pretend that the aristocrat meets all classes at Oxford is too ludicrous to be worth discussion.All Things Considered|G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for aristocrat
Word Origin and History for aristocrat
1789, from French aristocrate, a word of the Revolution, a back-formation from aristocratie (see aristocracy).