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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌbɹɛksɪˈtɪə(ɹ)/, /ˌbɹɛɡzɪ-/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌbɹɛksɪˈtiɹ/, /ˌbɹɛɡzɪ-/
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- Hyphenation: Brex‧it‧eer
Brexiteer (plural Brexiteers)
- (UK politics) Someone who supports Brexit, the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.
- Synonyms: Brexiter, leaver, Leaver, outer
- Antonyms: Bremainer, Remainer, (the latter two derogatory) Remainiac, Remoaner
- 2015 October 4, William Wright, “A plan from Brussels where Britain can take the lead”, in The Daily Telegraph, London, archived from the original on 9 November 2018:
- Whether you are a Europhile or a Brexiteer, it’s hard to see what’s not to like about a market-driven initiative that aims to pull down barriers to more investment across Europe.
- 2016 May 27, “David Cameron: I am not a closet Brexiteer”, in The Herald, Glasgow:
- 2016 June 25, Tim Sculthorpe, “Tory Brexiteer Dan Hannan insists quitting the EU does NOT mean dramatic cuts to the number of immigrants coming to Britain”, in Daily Mail, London, archived from the original on 26 June 2016:
- A leading Tory Brexiteer has insisted quitting the EU does not mean the numbers of people coming to Britain will be slashed – and claimed Vote Leave never said it would.
- (UK politics) Usually in plural: a holder of any of the posts in the British Cabinet tasked with negotiating the country's exit from the European Union.
- 2016 July 14, Christian May, “May and the three Brexiteers lead Britain”, in City A.M., London:
- Completing the Three Brexiteers is Boris Johnson, the UK's new Foreign Secretary.
- 2016 September 7, Simon Heffer, “The Three Brexiteers”, in New Statesman, London, published 9–15 September 2016, archived from the original on 20 October 2018:
- For newspapers with only the Olympics to write about during August, the squabbling "Three Brexiteers" – the senior ministers supposedly tasked with executing the will of the British people to remove us from the European Union – came as a gift.
- 2016 October 2, Andrew Sparrow, “May says workers’ rights will be protected as long as she is PM – Politics live”, in The Guardian, London, archived from the original on 6 January 2017:
- 2016 October 31, Matt Chorley, “Bluster, bickering and three Brexiteers: Stage is set for a satire made in heaven: Yes Minister creator finds comic gold among Chevening’s trio of new tenants”, in The Times, London, archived from the original on 8 January 2017:
- 2017 June 11, Anoosh Chakelian, “Government reshuffle: Who’s who in Theresa May’s new team?: While attempting to cling on to power, the Prime Minister is making some new appointments”, in New Statesman, London, archived from the original on 15 August 2017:
- It's worth remembering all the Three Brexiteers, who campaigned to Leave, are still in place.
- 2018 August 11, Athian Akec, “As a 15-year-old youth MP, I can tell you why ignoring our young people on the final Brexit deal will be a disaster”, in The Independent, London, archived from the original on 15 August 2018:
someone who supports Brexit
holder of any of the posts in the British Cabinet tasked with negotiating the country's exit from the European Union
- Brexit on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, 2016 on Wikipedia.Wikipedia