- aristophanes of byzantium,
Origin of aristocratic
Examples from the Web for aristocratic
“They are furious with Pippa,” an aristocratic source told Radar Online at the time.
From an aristocratic British family, she is the founder and owner of luxury site Gift-Library.
While agate could likely be acquired much more cheaply, aristocratic Romans were serious about their agate.Spain’s New ‘Holy Grail’: Jesus Couldn’t Afford That Kind of Bling|Candida Moss|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aquiline nose, face long and aristocratic, voice deep and vibrant.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The count was a very old-school diplomat whose service had begun in the aristocratic twilight of 1909.
His long, aristocratic face wore a more melancholy, pensive air than usual.Captain Blood|Rafael Sabatini
Some of the aristocratic Zurich families of to-day trace their origin to these Locarno refugees.The Story of Switzerland|Lina Hug
I suppose she has as much right to call herself the daughter of the moon as to use that aristocratic name.The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage
She'll scare away everything that breathes with her aristocratic death's head.Pandora's Box|Frank Wedekind
The matter is settled, then; the aristocratic newspaper writer will be transported from the country, and that is the end of it.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
c.1600, "pertaining to aristocracy," from French aristocratique, from Greek aristokratikos "belonging to the rule of the best," from aristokratia (see aristocracy). Meaning "grand, stylish" is from 1845.