ministerialist love

Definitions

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  • n. A supporter of the ministers, or the party in power.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A supporter of the ministers, or the party in power.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In politics, a supporter of the ministry in office.

Etymologies

ministerial +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He was at that time "a vehement anti-ministerialist," but, after the invasion of Switzerland, a more vehement anti-Gallican, and still more intensely an anti-Jacobin:

    The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838

  • One of the most formidable anti-ministerialist papers which, had hitherto appeared, was the _Monitor_.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Selwyn was a ministerialist, though he seems to have kept a cooler head than many of his friends.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • Lands; a ministerialist; ill; correspondence with Lady Carlisle begins; advice to young men; at Richmond; reading Bampton

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • It is needless to describe in detail the literary task-work done by Johnson at this period, the Latin poems which he contributed in praise of Cave, and of Cave's friends, or the Jacobite squibs by which he relieved his anti-ministerialist feelings.

    Samuel Johnson

  • Roby the ministerialist, sitting at the end of the table between his sister-inlaw and Mrs Happerton, was very confidential respecting the Government and parliamentary affairs in general.

    The Prime Minister

  • Johnson at this period, the Latin poems which he contributed in praise of Cave, and of Cave's friends, or the Jacobite squibs by which he relieved his anti-ministerialist feelings.

    Samuel Johnson

  • Roby the ministerialist, sitting at the end of the table between his sister-in-law and Mrs. Happerton, was very confidential respecting the Government and parliamentary affairs in general.

    The Prime Minister

  • The public prosecutor was a lawyer of the highest ability; he had taken the plunge into political life, and was one of the most distinguished speakers on the ministerialist benches.

    The Jealousies of a Country Town

  • Mr. Horner, the late high sheriff, and a staunch ministerialist, came forward to propose an amendment, which, after some little hacking and hammering, he read.

    Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. — Volume 2

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