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plutocrat

[ploo-tuh-krat] /ˈplu təˌkræt/
noun
1.
a member of a plutocracy.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; pluto(cracy) + -crat
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  • It ts the same with all the arch-plutocrat's ravings.
  • Returning from a dinner at the house of a tasteless plutocrat.
British Dictionary definitions for plutocrat

plutocrat

/ˈpluːtəˌkræt/
noun
1.
a member of a plutocracy
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Word Origin and History for plutocrat
n.

"person who rules by his wealth," 1838, back-formation from plutocracy. Related: Plutocratic (1843); plutocratical (1833).

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