kakistocrat

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kakistocrat (plural kakistocrats)

  1. A very poor ruler; a member of a kakistocracy.
    • 2009 July 12, William Safire, “Newswords”, New York Times:
      On the other hand, should the kakistocrats in Iran stick with the name of expediency to describe their power brokers?