Whiggish

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adjective Whig·gish \ˈhwi-gish, ˈwi-\

Definition of Whiggish

  1. 1 :  characteristic of Whigs or Whiggery

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characterized by a view which holds that history follows a path of inevitable progression and improvement and which judges the past in light of the present

1684

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1684

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