Definition of IDEOLOGUE

one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause <as long as there are ideologues controlling both sides of the aisle, legislative compromise is out of the question>
Synonyms crusader, fanatic, ideologue (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believer
Near Antonyms dabbler, dilettante
Antonyms nonmilitant
one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world <the revolutionaries proved to be impractical ideologues who had no idea how to run a country>

Variants of IDEOLOGUE

ideologue also idealogue

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