Autocratic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɔːtəˈkrætɪk|  American pronunciation of the word autocratic
Brit.  |ɔːtəˈkrætɪk|  British pronunciation of the word autocratic


- offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power (syn: bossy, dominating, magisterial, peremptory)
an autocratic person
autocratic behavior
- characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty (syn: authoritarian, despotic, dictatorial, tyrannical)
autocratic government

Extra examples

...democracy is supposed to protect the people against the rise of autocratic rulers... autocratic Boy Scout leader who is under the delusion that he's still an army colonel...

The regime became too autocratic and was overthrown by a military coup.

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