Definition of Rightist

1. Noun. A member of a right wing political party.

Exact synonyms: Right-winger
Generic synonyms: Conservative, Conservativist
Specialized synonyms: Fascist, Monarchist, Royalist, Tory
Derivative terms: Right Wing, Rightism



2. Adjective. Believing in or supporting tenets of the political right.
Exact synonyms: Right-wing
Similar to: Right

Definition of Rightist

1. Noun. One who believes in the politics or policies of the political right. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rightist

1. an advocate of rightism [n -S] - See also: rightism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rightist

rightfully
rightfulness
rightfulnesses
righthand
righthanded
righthander
rightie
righties
righting
righting reflexes
rightings
rightio
rightish
rightism
rightisms
rightist (current term)
rightists
rightless
rightly
rightmost
rightness
rightnesses
righto
rightos
rights
rights-of-way
rights issue
rights of entry
rights of reentry
rights of way

Literary usage of Rightist

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1. The Politics of Law and Order: A History of the Bavarian Einwohnerwehr, 1918 by David Clay Large (1980)
"Thus the new cartel of German rightist groups was billed as "an organization of the middle." 44 The Bavarian leader insisted that he would accept as ..."

2. For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto by Murray Newton Rothbard (2006)
"And how can the rightist trumpet his devotion to private property and free ... And how can the rightist favor a free market while seeing nothing amiss in ..."

3. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"To avoid a direct confrontation with Bukharin, Stalin attacked the "rightist danger" without naming its chiefs, and even denied that any differences ..."

4. Opposition and Dissent in Contemporary China by Peter R. Moody (1977)
"For what had been published openly, the rightist "said." For allegations, the rightist is "said to have said" (or words to that effect). ..."

5. Human Rights and the "politics of Agreements": Chile During President Aylwin ...by Cynthia G. Brown by Cynthia G. Brown (1991)
"It is primarily identified as extreme- left, although rightist intimidation has not completely ... It has renewed rightist pressure to prevent clemency for ..."

6. For the Land and the Lord: Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel by Ian Lustick (1988)
"... "rightist," "moderate rightist," "moderate leftist," and "leftist," how would you describe yourself? Of Israeli Jews, 20 percent answered "rightist. ..."

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