paleoconservative

noun pa·leo·con·ser·va·tive \ ˌpā-lē-ō-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv \

Definition of paleoconservative

: a conservative espousing traditional principles and policies

paleoconservative

adjective

Examples of paleoconservative in a Sentence

  1. paleoconservatives who would never sanction gambling casinos in their state

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First Known Use of paleoconservative

1981


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