theatrocracy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θεᾱτρο-κρᾰτίᾱ (theātro-kratíā, literally theatre rule) or θεᾱτρο-κορασίᾱ (theātro-korasíā).

Noun[edit]

theatrocracy (uncountable)

  1. (historical) Government by an assembly of citizens in Ancient Greece.
  2. Rule by spectators in a theater. (Can we add an example for this sense?)