Dixiecrat

noun
Dix·​ie·​crat | \ ˈdik-sē-ˌkrat How to pronounce Dixiecrat (audio) \

Definition of Dixiecrat

: a dissident Southern Democrat specifically : a supporter of a 1948 presidential ticket opposing the civil rights stand of the Democrats

Other Words from Dixiecrat

Dixiecratic \ ˌdik-​sē-​ˈkra-​tik How to pronounce Dixiecratic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Dixiecrat

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Dixiecrat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dixiecrat. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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