ultrarightism

noun

ul·​tra·​right·​ism ˌəl-trə-ˈrīt-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce ultrarightism (audio)
: advocacy of or adherence to extreme right-wing political policies and positions
ultrarightist noun
plural ultrarightists
a group of ultrarightists
ultrarightist adjective
ultrarightist party members
an ultrarightist rally/publication

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultrarightism was in 1943

Dictionary Entries Near ultrarightism

Cite this Entry

“Ultrarightism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrarightism. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ