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Dem

[dem] /dɛm/
noun, Informal.
1.
a member of the Democratic Party.
2.
the Dems, the Democratic Party.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; shortening of Democrat

Dem.

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British Dictionary definitions for Dem

Dem.

abbreviation
1.
Democrat(ic)
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Word Origin and History for Dem

dem

representing pronunciation of them in Jamaican speech, from 1868. As a minced form of damn, attested from late 14c.

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Slang definitions & phrases for Dem

Demo

adjective

: the Dem boss/ Demo congressmen

noun

A Democrat (first form 1840+, second 1793+)


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Related Abbreviations for Dem

dem

demodulator

DEM

Germany-deutsche mark

dem.

  1. demonstrative
  2. demurrage

Dem.

  1. Democrat
  2. Democratic
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