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Definition 1: a member of the aristocracy - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for patrician in the sense of this definition

(patrician is a kind of ...) a person who rules or guides or inspires others

(... is a kind of patrician ) (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja

(... is a kind of patrician ) a prince or king in India

(... is a kind of patrician ) a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)

(... is a kind of patrician ) a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)

(... is a kind of patrician ) a man who is an aristocrat

(... is a kind of patrician ) (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person

(... is a kind of patrician ) a woman who is an aristocrat

(... is a kind of patrician ) a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)

"a Boston brahman"

(... is a kind of patrician ) a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight

"since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart."

(... is a member of patrician) a privileged class holding hereditary titles

Definition 2: a person of refined upbringing and manners - [noun denoting person]

(patrician is a kind of ...) a fully developed person from maturity onward

Definition 3: belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where patrician or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an aristocratic family
  • aristocratic Bostonians
  • aristocratic government
  • a blue family
  • blue blood
  • the blue-blooded aristocracy
  • of gentle blood
  • patrician landholders of the American South
  • aristocratic bearing
  • aristocratic features
  • patrician tastes

Synonyms for patrician in the sense of this definition

(patrician is similar to ...) of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times

"of noble birth"

Definition 4: befitting a person of noble origin - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where patrician or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a patrician nose

(patrician is similar to ...) (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

"she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship" "refined people with refined taste"

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