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[nee-oh-kon] /ˌni oʊˈkɒn/
a neoconservative.
Origin of neocon
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for neocon
  • However, if one of their own neocon comrade is established guilty using the method, they will deny that techniques works.
  • They are complete mental pawns to the neocon military-industrial complex and the oil cartels.
  • We'll clean them up, because we're not burdened with their impractical neocon craziness.
  • In a better world this survey would have been the last nail in the neocon coffin and make them shut up forever and ever.
  • Note the neocon success at propagating lies, simply by repeating them loudly and often.
  • Which is to say: about as anti-neocon as you can get.
  • The answer is that they need someone to bring the populist plebs along for the neocon ride.
  • Don't make me laugh, and get out of your neocon delusion.
  • Your link is to some story about a loopy neocon reporter.
  • None of the actions of our neocon, warmongering government makes any sense from a national interest point of view.
Word Origin and History for neocon

by 1987, abbreviation for neo-conservative in the U.S. political sense.

Neoconservatism is the first variant of American conservatism in the past century that is in the 'American grain.' It is hopeful, not lugubrious; forward-looking, not nostalgic; and its general tone is cheerful, not grim or dyspeptic. Its 20th-century heroes tend to be TR, FDR, and Ronald Reagan. Such Republican and conservative worthies as Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower, and Barry Goldwater are politely overlooked. [Irving Kristol, "The Neoconservative Persuasion," in "The Weekly Standard," Aug. 25, 2003]

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Neoconservative: the neo-con idol, George Orwell (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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