right wing


right wing

noun

: 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

Full Definition of RIGHT WING

1
:  the rightist division of a group or party
2
:  right 8
right–wing \ˈrīt-ˈwiŋ, -ˌwiŋ\ adjective
right–wing·er \ˈrīt-ˈwiŋ-ər, ˌrīt-\ noun

Examples of RIGHT WING

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

First Known Use of RIGHT WING

1856

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