To·​ry·​ism ˈtȯr-ē-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Toryism (audio)
: the principles and practices of or associated with Tories
: the British Tory party or its members

Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Toryism was in 1682

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Cite this Entry

“Toryism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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