Example sentences for: patrician

How can you use “patrician” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Lukacs, who came of age in Hungary while Hitler was in power, has long described himself as a "reactionary"--not a Gingrichian rightist but a partisan of the patrician mores of pre-World War I Europe.

  • Plimpton got lost in his list at one point, but despite referring to one of the contributors to the display's soundtrack as "Cecille Dion," he brought to the event his patrician sonorities and his fabled familiarity with fireworks.

  • Effectively asking if Whitman's satisfaction translates to yours, the ad emphasizes the separation between this patrician politician and the voter.

  • Bush the elder came of age when New England Republicans led the party, and patrician manners were boons to a Republican.

  • Bacall's performance has echoes of her Tony Award- winning Margo Channing role, all patrician bite and bluster.

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