Definition of 'patrician'
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He did not have independent means and yet there was a patrician air about him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It reeks of a patrician class handing down doctrines of obedience to the subservient masses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He came from a wealthy patrician family. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At the beginning of the week there's a more patrician air to the place. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To the 21st-century ear his voice sounds too patrician. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This business is all about looks and this is the face I have got and it looks rather patrician. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fast Black is as far from his patrician image as it's possible to get. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In his rich, patrician voice he would spin soaring, painfully funny metaphysical yarns from the apparent chaos of his life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. patrician is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'patrician'
British English: patrician NOUN
A patrician is a person who comes from a family of high social rank.
He was a rich man, a patrician.
Definition of patrician from the Collins English Dictionary
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