Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Tending toward the political left.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inclined toward the political left.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending toward the political left

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Examples

  • Apparently the turnout in leftish areas is very high.

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  • The Lib Dems are defnitely more "leftish" and at a Tory conference you are unlikely to hear a self-proclaimed atheist transexual speaking up for gay marriage in a long debate on equality.

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  • Nick Cohen certainly has it right about the mentality rife around what he describes as the "leftish".

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  • When a leftish - note I wrote "leftish" not leftist - but sympathetic politician, one who can win major state-wide offices, asks for our loyalty and trust, we rebuff him and demand that he promote someone of our choosing.

    Actual PA Vote Shows Polls Lie on Pennacchio/ Casey

  • The so called "leftish" Ken Clarke started the ball rolling with the idiotic GP Fundholding saga of the late 80s early 90s - it failed abysmally, but Clarke did a lot of damage to the

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  • She said the Greens would launch their manifesto on Thursday and, when asked whether the party was "leftish", she added:

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  • The Lib Dems are definitely more "leftish" and at a Tory conference you are unlikely to hear a self-proclaimed atheist transsexual speaking up for gay marriage in a long debate on equality.

    The Guardian World News

  • Every public opinion survey always shows a large majority of the population adhere to supposedly "leftish" or commonsensical views: investments far preferred to tax cuts, public services (eg. health care), multilateralism, an end to foreign military adventures, civil liberties protected but balanced with collective identity & self-protection (anti-hatemongering laws, Canadian nationhood).

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  • This is all written up on the Electronic Frontiers Australia website (here), but has remained unmentioned (as far as I can see), by most of the "leftish" opponents of the scheme.

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  • The extreme right wing Zionists - and make no mistake here, despite being leader of what is supposed to be a 'leftish' party, Barak is an extreme right-wing Zionist - need to form a government before the Bush presidency ends in order to guarantee support for an attack against Iran, Hizbollah, Syria and Hamas.

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