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Grandee definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GRANDEE', n. A nobleman; a man of elevated rank or station. In Spain, a nobleman of the first rank, who has the king's leave to be covered in his presence.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Spanish grande, from grande, adjective, large, great, from Latin grandis Date: 1598 a man of elevated rank or station; especially a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the first rank

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the highest rank. 2 a person of high rank or eminence. Etymology: Sp. & Port. grande, assim. to -EE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Grandee Gran*dee", n. [Sp. grande. See Grand.] A man of elevated rank or station; a nobleman. In Spain, a nobleman of the first rank, who may be covered in the king's presence.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(grandees) 1. In the past, a grandee was a Spanish prince of the highest rank. N-COUNT 2. You can refer to someone, especially a politician, who is upper class and has a lot of influence as a grandee. (mainly BRIT) He is a former defence secretary of the United States and a grandee of the Democratic Party. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Nobleman, noble, lord.

Moby Thesaurus

Brahman, archduke, aristocrat, armiger, baron, baronet, blue blood, count, daimio, duke, earl, esquire, gentleman, grand duke, hidalgo, lace-curtain, laird, landgrave, lord, lordling, magnate, magnifico, margrave, marquis, noble, nobleman, optimate, palsgrave, patrician, peer, seigneur, seignior, silk-stocking, squire, swell, thoroughbred, upper-cruster, viscount, waldgrave



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