from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A government characterized by rampant greed and corruption.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A corrupt and dishonest government characterised by greed.
Greek kleptein, to steal + -cracy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
klepto- + -cracy (Wiktionary)