Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a party; one who is thoroughly or earnestly attached to the principles of his party; a partizan.
“A little more liberal than me here, a little more conservative than me there, but basically an honest thinker and not a party-man.”
“A little more liberal than me here, a little more conservative than me there, but basically an honest thinker and not a party-man.jstarQuote”
“I shall never play whist, said Mr. Perry, without thinking of this, and shall love the game the better for the thought; though I am no party-man.”
“As speaker he continued, however, to be a party-man (he had always been a member of the left-centre or government party) and materially assisted the government by his rulings.”
“I knew Burnet; he was a furious party-man, and easily imposed on by any lying spirit of his own faction; but he was a better pastor than any man who is now seated on the Bishop's bench.”
“It is not much to be wondered at, that a small politician and narrow party-man, as Lord”
“Let the occiputs thus cut off be interchanged, applying each to the head of his opposite party-man.”
“A man was needed who was not known as a party-man.”
“I hain't ever cared for office, but I'm a party-man, an 'what the party wants me to do I'll do every time.”
“He had the voice and impulsive manner of a young man; while there was a consistent moderation in his opinions which -- however it might weigh against his success as a party-man -- yet sprang from conviction, and was a guard against misanthropy.”
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