democrat

democrat

[dem-uh-krat]
noun
1.
an advocate of democracy.
2.
a person who believes in the political or social equality of all people.
3.
(initial capital letter) Politics.
a.
a member of the Democratic Party.
b.
a member of the Democratic-Republican Party.
4.
Also called democrat wagon. a high, lightweight, horse-drawn wagon, usually having two seats.

Origin:
1780–90; < French démocrate, back formation from démocratie democracy. See demo-, -crat

antidemocrat, noun
prodemocrat, adjective, noun
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Democrat

[dem-uhkrat]
noun
a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,148 feet (4315 meters).
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democrat (ˈdɛməˌkræt)
 
n
1.  an advocate of democracy; adherent of democratic principles
2.  a member or supporter of a democratic party or movement

Democrat (ˈdɛməˌkræt)
 
n
(in the US) a member or supporter of the Democratic Party
 
Demo'cratic
 
adj

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democrat
1790, "adherent of democracy," with reference to France; revived in U.S. politics 1798, with a capital D.
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Democrat definition


A member of the Democratic party.

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