punditocracy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pundit +‎ -cracy

Noun[edit]

punditocracy (plural not attested)

  1. A group of political pundits who are thought to have too much influence.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used as disparaging or tongue-in-cheek commentary on the extent of pundits' influence (alluding to aristocracy or theocracy), rather than to suggest that a government is literally led by pundits.