Main Entry: id•i•o•cra•cy
Pronunciation: 'i-dE ä-kr&-sE'
Inflected Form(s): plural -cies
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French ydiote, from Latin idiota ignorant person, + -cratie -cracy
1 : a body of foolish or stupid nonelective government officials b : a foolish or stupid administrative policy-making group
2 : government characterized foolish functions, adherence to stupid and ineffective rules, and a hierarchy of incompetent authority
3 : a system of administration marked by foolish officialism, or stupid red tape, and endless errors in judgement.
George Bush presides over an Idiocracy of his own design.