Definition of democrat
1a : an adherent of democracyb : one who practices social equality
2 capitalized : a member of the Democratic party of the U.S.
Examples of democrat in a Sentence
a true democrat, he has always abhorred that nation's class system
Recent Examples of democrat from the Web
But there are only six Democrats on the 25-member House Appropriations Committee, about 24 percent of the group.
Democrats have also been critical of Trump’s interest in forging public-private partnerships instead of more traditional spending on infrastructure projects.
As the final hours of the spring session ticked down, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner railed against Democrats for failing to send him a budget and for letting the state government stalemate spill into its 24th month.
All six Democrats on the committee voted against the measure.
That might be the likeliest outcome this year, and so far, Democrats have given no indication—yet—
Democrats refused to seat either candidate until a bipartisan task force investigated the matter.
Gianforte’s victory was a setback for Democrats who hoped to capitalize on Trump’s low approval ratings, unpopular Republican health-care legislation, and the misdemeanor assault charge.
Democrats here were newly buoyant about their chances but stopped short of predicting victory, given that more than 250,000 votes had been cast by Wednesday.
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First Known Use of democrat
DEMOCRAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of democrat for English Language Learners
: a person who believes in or supports democracy
Democrat : a member of the Democratic Party of the U.S.
DEMOCRAT Defined for Kids
Definition of democrat for Students
1 : a person who believes in or practices democracy
2 cap : a member of the Democratic party of the United States
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