as in loyalist
a person who loves his or her country and supports its interests and policies the contention that true patriots would be willing to do anything for their country

Synonyms & Similar Words


Antonyms & Near Antonyms


Thesaurus Entries Near patriot

Cite this Entry

“Patriot.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on patriot

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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