from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The liberal or radical faction of a group.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Those trying to reform the established order, particularly in political matters, to enhance the condition of the common people; -- sometimes applied to those advocating overthrow of an existing government by radical means.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun politics the more left-wing faction of a group or party
  • noun sports the left-hand side of a sports field
  • noun ice hockey the offensive player who plays to the center's left

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

  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare


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