brass collar Democrat


: a conservative Democrat especially in the south who votes the straight Democratic ticket

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brass collar Democrat was in 1951

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“Brass collar Democrat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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