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  • adj. Not aristocratic.


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non- +‎ aristocratic


  • The most important of these was Robert Rochester, an Essex gentlemen from a distinguished but nonaristocratic family and now comptroller of her household.

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • It is sobering to reflect that by crowning a brief but undeniably spectacular life by getting murdered in 1593, Christopher Marlowe has ensured persistent support as the one nonaristocratic candidate for authorship of "Shakespeare's" plays.

    The One and Only

  • The ruling class continued to speak French during this reign, but the establishment of primogeniture as applied to land inheritance ensured that younger sons would mingle with the nonaristocratic sections of society and accelerate the fusion of Norman and native elements.

    b. The British Isles

  • He was small and round and completely hairless: the style of the nonaristocratic professional.

    Covergent Series

  • Grandmother Porter hadn't approved of her son's marriage, and she seemed to have felt that she must do everything in her power to help her grandson overcome the handicap of having nonaristocratic blood in his veins.

    By Proxy

  • Stanford was gonged, as a knighting is called in some nonaristocratic circles, in a 2006 ceremony attended by Prince Edward, Queen Elizabeth II's youngest child, according to Stanford's Web site.

    The Seattle Times


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