looking for a word definition
August 2, 2005 8:25 AM   Subscribe

I am looking for a word i once knew that describe a political regime in place which delude peoples mostly from their money... ex: Marcos and the Philippines. If I remember correctly it was ending with "*craty" but I can't be sure. It was on dictionary.com word of the day a long while ago but I can't find it thru their archives. maybe someone here can enlighten my vocabulary ?
posted by selfsck to Society & Culture (5 answers total)
Best answer: kleptocracy
posted by Meatbomb at 8:26 AM on August 2, 2005

Response by poster: Thank you for the prompt reply, that is exactly the term i was looking for !
posted by selfsck at 8:39 AM on August 2, 2005

More here.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 8:42 AM on August 2, 2005

Question asked at 8:25 and answered at 8:26. Don't you just love it?
posted by iconomy at 10:39 AM on August 2, 2005

From the link weapons-grade pandemonium posted:

     pornocracy: government by harlots


posted by mumble at 11:55 AM on August 2, 2005

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