laborite

noun
la·​bor·​ite | \ ˈlā-bə-ˌrīt How to pronounce laborite (audio) \

Definition of laborite

1 : a member of a group favoring the interests of labor
2 capitalized
a : a member of a political party devoted chiefly to the interests of labor
b usually Labourite : a member of the British Labour party

First Known Use of laborite

1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Laborite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laborite. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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