Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: patrician
IPA transcription: [pətɹ'ɪʃən]
Pronunciations of patrician
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician
    Meaning: belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "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: patrician
    Meaning: befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aristocrat, blue_blood, patrician
    Meaning: a member of the aristocracy
  • Synonyms: patrician
    Meaning: a person of refined upbringing and manners
Usage examples
  • The patrician families became extinct, as the feudal families did, and as all aristocracies must.
  • With the extension of the empire and the consequent enormous increase in wealth and the rapid progress in social and intellectual freedom, there was a notable change in the character of the education given to women, at least to those of the wealthier and patrician families.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Julius Caesar, License CC BY-SA 4.0