royalist

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noun roy·al·ist \-list\

Definition of royalist

  1. 1 often capitalized :  an adherent of a king or of monarchical government: such asa :  cavalier 3b :  tory 2

  2. 2 :  a reactionary business tycoon

royalist

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First Known Use of royalist

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ROYALIST Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of royalist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who believes that a country should have a king or queen or who supports a particular king or queen


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