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- n. someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One whose wealth gives him power or influence; one of the plutocracy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who exercises power by virtue of wealth
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Every movement of a United States plutocrat is recorded in the leading papers; every detail of his daughter's courtship and of her quarrels with her lover is described.
And when, later on, Leverett Whyland became less the "good citizen" and more the "plutocrat" -- a course perhaps inevitable under certain circumstances -- he would sometimes smile over those unsuccessful advances and would ask himself to what extent the discouraging unfaith of our Abner might be responsible for his choice and his fall.
One witty Occuprint poster depicts greed as a statue of the Monopoly game's iconic plutocrat, which is being toppled by a crowd the way monuments to Stalin and Saddam Hussein came down in recent memory.
Not a millionaire plutocrat pulling the strings behind the scenes.
Hey Sen. Ron, we know you are a wealthy plutocrat now, but we remember when you were a man of the people.
Christopher Plummer is the family's smoothly expansive plutocrat.
Say your name is "Dave Liberal," and you're running for the Senate against shadily-funded plutocrat-favorite Jason Putz.
The most likely GOP nominee, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, is a handsome version of that little plutocrat dude in a Monopoly game.
Crain finds Hoff's Mr. His, published under the name A. Redfield, to be a charming tale of a union-busting plutocrat, who presumably gets his comeuppance and may even learn a valuable lesson about life.
One of her guests could be the Arab plutocrat who helps to pay her salary.