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right wing

noun

Simple Definition of right wing

  • : the part of a political group that consists of people who support conservative or traditional ideas and policies : the part of a political group that belongs to or supports the Right

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of right wing

  1. 1 :  the rightist division of a group or party

  2. 2 :  right 8

right–wing

play \ˈrīt-ˈwiŋ, -ˌwiŋ\ adjective

right–winger

play \ˈrīt-ˈwiŋ-ər, ˌrīt-\ noun

Examples of right wing in a sentence

  1. His nomination is supported by the party's left wing but opposed by the right wing.



1856

First Known Use of right wing

1856



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