Definitions

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  • noun informal An aristocrat

Etymologies

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Shortening of aristocrat

Examples

  • It was a compound of the Greek 'aristo' (the best) and 'kratos' (government) and defined an Aristotelian notion of the distribution of political power in an ideal state.

    'Aristocrats'

  • Being an ex-student..and ex-visiting "aristo" myself..

    INSECURITY

  • The rest of the military leaders, almost all of whom are "aristo"s, choose a leader, a man of the people.

    Archive 2007-10-28

  • The rest of the military leaders, almost all of whom are "aristo"s, choose a leader, a man of the people.

    Jacques Cathelineau

  • You’re reaping the rewards of who you are and whom you know, enabling some new kind of aristo-meritocracy.

    Serious Money

  • And he forgets that it was a bunch of condescending aristo-loving regressive Tory-voting blathering monarchist halfwits who put the 'Great' into 'Great Britain' in the first place.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Clay courts are mostly found in Australia and Latin America, so clay is prole while grass is aristo/bourgeoisie.

    Ain't nothin' like the real thing, baby (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • And he forgets that it was a bunch of condescending aristo-loving regressive Tory-voting blathering monarchist halfwits who put the 'Great' into 'Great Britain' in the first place.

    Birthday Boy

  • As if to emphasise its universal appeal, the magazine's 300,000 Brit readers include UK's Channel 4 news anchor Jon Snow, aristo explorer Ranulph Fiennes, author William Boyd, comedian Dawn French and a swathe of front bench politicians of both major parties.

    Colin Morrison: Is This the World's Most Successful Magazine?

  • As if to emphasise its universal appeal, the magazine's 300,000 Brit readers include UK's Channel 4 news anchor Jon Snow, aristo explorer Ranulph Fiennes, author William Boyd, comedian Dawn French and a swathe of front bench politicians of both major parties.

    Colin Morrison: Is This the World's Most Successful Magazine?

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