[ thee-uh-krat ]

  1. 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.

  2. a person who favors theocracy.

Origin of theocrat

1820–30; back formation from theocratic<Greek theokrat(ía) theocracy + -ic

Words Nearby theocrat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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