standard–bearer

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noun stan·dard–bear·er \ˈstan-dərd-ˌber-ər\

Definition of standard–bearer

  1. 1 :  one who bears a standard or banner

  2. 2 :  one that leads an organization, movement, or party a standard–bearer for political reform

15th Century

First Known Use of standard–bearer

15th century


STANDARD–BEARER Defined for English Language Learners

standard–bearer

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noun stan·dard–bear·er \ˈstan-dərd-ˌber-ər\

Definition of standard–bearer for English Language Learners

  • : the leader of an organization, movement, or political party

  • : someone who carries a flag or banner

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