anti-republican


anti-republican

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or of the nature of a republic.
  2. favoring a republic.
  3. fitting or appropriate for the citizen of a republic: a very republican notion.
  4. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the Republican Party.

noun

  1. a person who favors a republican form of government.
  2. (initial capital letter) a member of the Republican Party.

adjective

  1. of, resembling, or relating to a republic
  2. supporting or advocating a republic

noun

  1. a supporter or advocate of a republic

adjective

  1. of, belonging to, or relating to a Republican Party
  2. of, belonging to, or relating to the Irish Republican Army

noun

  1. a member or supporter of a Republican Party
  2. a member or supporter of the Irish Republican Army
adj.

1712, “belonging to a republic, of the nature of a republic, consonant to the principles of a republic,” from republic + -an. The French republican calendar was in use from Nov. 26, 1793 to Dec. 31, 1805.

n.

“one who favors a republic or republican principles” (or, as Johnson puts it, “One who thinks a commonwealth without monarchy the best government”), 1690s; see from republican (adj.). With capital R-, in reference to a member of a specific U.S. political party (the Anti-Federalists) from 1782, though this was not the ancestor of the modern U.S. Republican Party, which dates from 1854.

A member of the Republican party.

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