a person who rules, governs as a representative of God or a deity, or is a member of the ruling group in a theocracy, as a divine king or a high priest.
a person who favors theocracy.
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How to use theocrat in a sentence
A devout, self-described “Christian Zionist,” Inhofe was also the closest thing the upper chamber had to an outright theocrat.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington | J. J. Goldberg | August 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The word “theocrat” is a loaded term that should be handled with care.Rick Santorum Would Use Presidency to Help Forge an American Theocracy | Amy Sullivan | February 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rick Santorum, on the other hand, is a real theocrat who does not believe in the separation of church and state.Rick Santorum Would Use Presidency to Help Forge an American Theocracy | Amy Sullivan | February 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST