Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who rules or sways a community or society by virtue of his wealth; a person possessing power or influence solely or mainly on account of his riches: a member of a plutocracy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One whose wealth gives him power or influence; one of the plutocracy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who exercises power by virtue of wealth

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