left wing noun
: the part of a political group that consists of people who support liberal or socialist ideas and policies : the part of a political group that belongs to or supports the Left
: the leftist division of a group (as a political party)
— left–wing adjective
— left–wing·er \ˈleft-ˈwiŋ-ər\ noun
Examples of LEFT WING
- His nomination is supported by the party's left wing but opposed by the right wing.
- <the left wing has lost considerable influence in the party, which is now aggressively courting political moderates>
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