: a member of the GOP

Examples of GOPer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McCarthy wants to get a sense of what GOPers want to do. Chad Pergram, Fox News, 28 July 2023 Cruz is far from the only Texas GOPer to be put on the spot, particularly after many have leaned into the false narrative that an overreliance on wind energy is chiefly to blame for the outages. Tom Benning, Dallas News, 17 Feb. 2021 Since taking the majority in January, House GOPers have repeatedly targeted laws passed by the D.C. Council, often aided by Democrats. Grace Segers, The New Republic, 7 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of GOPer was in 1951

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“GOPer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/GOPer. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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