Definition of shopocrat in English:

shopocrat

adjective

historical
  • Of or relating to the shopocracy. Now rare.

noun

historical
  • A member of the shopocracy; a shopkeeper enjoying social status and influence.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Poor Man's Guardian. From shop + -ocrat, after shopocracy.

Pronunciation

shopocrat

/ˈʃɒpəkrat/