right wing

noun

Definition of right wing

  1. 1 :  the rightist division of a group or party

  2. 2 :  right 8

right–wing

play \ˈrīt-ˈwiŋ, -ˌwiŋ\ adjective

right–winger

play \ˈrīt-ˈwiŋ-ər, ˌrīt-\ noun

Examples of right wing in a sentence

  1. His nomination is supported by the party's left wing but opposed by the right wing.

1856

First Known Use of right wing

1856


RIGHT WING Defined for English Language Learners

right wing

noun

Definition of right wing for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a political group that consists of people who support conservative or traditional ideas and policies : the part of a political group that belongs to or supports the Right



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