Blairist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blair +‎ -ist

Adjective[edit]

Blairist (comparative more Blairist, superlative most Blairist)

  1. Favouring, or according to, the policies of Tony Blair, British prime minister 1997-2007.
    • 2006, David Childs, Britain Since 1945: A Political History (page 298)
      The campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq left him looking like the leader of a Blairist 'front' party as he backed the government on these and other issues.
    • 2000, The Salisbury Review: Volumes 19-20
      The Blairist emphasis on inclusiveness and recruitment by post code will likewise set off a new downward spiral in education []