right-winger
noun see right wing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • right-winger — noun count 1. ) someone who belongs to the right wing of a political party 2. ) someone who plays on the right side of a field for a team when it is facing its opponents in games such as soccer and FIELD HOCKEY ─ opposite LEFT WINGER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • right-winger — right wingers N COUNT If you think someone has views which are more right wing than most other members of their party, you can say they are a right winger. Ant: left winger …   English dictionary

  • right-winger — right wing ► NOUN 1) the conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system. [ORIGIN: see LEFT WING(Cf. ↑left winger).] 2) the right side of a sports team on the field or of an army. DERIVATIVES right winger noun …   English terms dictionary

  • right-winger — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms right winger : singular right winger plural right wingers 1) someone who belongs to the right wing of a political party 2) someone who plays on the right side of a field for a team when it is facing its… …   English dictionary

  • right winger — Synonyms and related words: Bircher, Bourbon, Epistle side, Tory, conservationist, conservatist, conservative, decanal side, diehard, extreme right winger, fogy, hard hat, imperialist, laudator temporis acti, monarchist, mossback, old fogy, old… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • right-winger — right wing·er …   English syllables

  • right-winger — noun a) A person who belongs to the political right. b) A member of the right wing of a party or group. Ant: left winger …   Wiktionary

  • right-winger — noun a member of a right wing political party • Syn: ↑rightist • Derivationally related forms: ↑rightist (for: ↑rightist), ↑rightism (for: ↑rightist), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-winger — See right wing. * * * …   Universalium

  • right-winger — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who strongly favors retention of the existing order: conservative, orthodox, rightist, Tory, traditionalist. See KEEP …   English dictionary for students

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