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
Today the left holds up Medicare as a shining example of health-care policy designed by social democrats, before it was corrupted by the modern Obama-era party and its suborning of the insurance industry.
Democrats and groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union are calling on the Christie administration to not hand over the data.
Both Hillary Clinton and Jon Ossoff, a democrat who ran for Congress and lost out of Georgia’s 6th district, taught us that no amount of money can eclipse the power of votes.
At least five Democrats have expressed interest in running in District 2, where incumbent Al Austin has stepped down.
Throughout the 1970s and into the ‘80s, Republicans in the Vermont House repeatedly introduced laws that would limit abortion, eliciting reactions from the many vocal liberal Democrats that were shaping the state’s electorate.
Democrats have asked Kasich to veto the restrictions on Medicaid.
Just six Democrats and three Republicans earned a score of B-minus or better.
Democrats aiming to upset the GOP’s Senate majority consider Heller’s seat the most vulnerable in 2018.
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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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