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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
- Antonyms: Remainer, Remainiac, Remoaner (the latter two derogatory)
- 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:
- 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