democrat

noun dem·o·crat \ ˈde-mə-ˌkrat \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of democrat

1 a : an adherent of democracy
b : one who practices social equality
2 capitalized : a member of the Democratic party of the U.S.

Examples of democrat in a Sentence

  1. a true democrat, he has always abhorred that nation's class system

Recent Examples of democrat from the Web

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First Known Use of democrat

1789

democrat Synonyms

Synonyms
egalitarian, leveler (or leveller)
Related Words
populist; communist, Marxist, social democrat, socialist
Near Antonyms
snob, snoot


DEMOCRAT Defined for English Language Learners

democrat

noun

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

democrat

noun dem·o·crat \ ˈde-mə-ˌkrat \

Definition of democrat for Students

1 : a person who believes in or practices democracy
2 capitalized : a member of the Democratic party of the United States


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