Yellow Dog Democrat

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Etymology[edit]

From the claim that such Democrats would sooner vote for a yellow dog, if it ran on the Democratic ticket, than a Republican.

Noun[edit]

Yellow Dog Democrat (plural Yellow Dog Democrats)

  1. (US) A Democrat, especially a Southern one, who votes a straight party ticket; one who invariably votes for Democratic candidates.

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