Democrat

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Democrat (plural Democrats)

  1. (US politics) A member or supporter of the Democratic Party in the United States.
  2. (politics) A member or supporter of the Australian Democrats, a liberal political party.

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Democrat (not comparable)

  1. (US politics, proscribed, derogatory, offensive) Of or belonging to the Democratic Party in the United States.

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  • As an adjective, especially in the phrase Democrat Party, it is often used pejoratively and epithetically. This usage is also proscribed in favor of Democratic. Adjectival use carries a strong connotation of political conservatism.

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