- 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.
Origin of theocrat
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Examples from the Web for theocrat
The word “theocrat” is a loaded term that should be handled with care.Rick Santorum Would Use Presidency to Help Forge an American Theocracy
February 29, 2012
Word Origin and History for theocrat
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