Definitions

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

  • adj. Based on majority rule: "a naively uncomplicated premise of simple majoritarian democracy” ( Saturday Review).
  • n. An advocate of majoritarianism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Supporting the dominance of the majority over the minority

Etymologies

c 1940 majority +‎ -arian (Wiktionary)

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