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right wing

noun
1.
members of a conservative or reactionary political party, or those opposing extensive political reform.
2.
such a political party or a group of such parties.
3.
that part of a political or social organization advocating a conservative or reactionary position:
The union's right wing favored a moderate course of action.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
Related forms
right-wing, adjective
right-winger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for right-winger

right wing

noun
1.
(often capitals) the conservative faction of an assembly, party, etc
2.
the part of an army or field of battle on the right from the point of view of one facing the enemy
3.
  1. the right-hand side of the field of play from the point of view of a team facing its opponent's goal
  2. a player positioned in this area in any of various games
  3. the position occupied by such a player
adjective
4.
of, belonging to, or relating to the right wing
Derived Forms
right-winger, noun
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Word Origin and History for right-winger

right wing

n.

1570s of armies; from 1882 in football; 1905 in the political sense (cf. left wing). Right-winger attested by 1919 in U.S. politics, 1895 in sports.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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