nationalist

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1na·tion·al·ist

noun \-list\

: a supporter of or believer in nationalism

: a member of a political group that wants to form a separate and independent nation

Full Definition of NATIONALIST

1
:  an advocate of or believer in nationalism
2
:  a member of a political party or group advocating national independence or strong national government

Examples of NATIONALIST

  1. <a staunch nationalist who favored any policy that would give the country more power in the international arena>

First Known Use of NATIONALIST

1715

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

2nationalist

adjective

: of or relating to nationalism

: of or relating to a political group that wants to form a separate and independent nation

Full Definition of NATIONALIST

1
:  of, relating to, or advocating nationalism
2
:  of, relating to, or being a political group advocating or associated with nationalism

Examples of NATIONALIST

  1. The country's Nationalist Party won the election.
  2. <a nationalist rant against the immigrants supposedly flooding the country>

First Known Use of NATIONALIST

1884

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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