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- n. A person who espouses left-wing political views.
- n. A person who plays the position of left wing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a person who belongs to the political left.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who belongs to the political left
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There is not comparable term for a moment in which a Democrat gets in a fight with a left-winger and is hurt by it.
Although certain right-wing websites are already using that and his listing of The Communist Manifesto as one of his favorite books to claim that Loughner was a "left-winger," that does not strike me as true.
Which is to say, he gets caricatured as this far-out-there left-winger with totally unrealistic and crazy views because of the aforementioned atheism, a perspective still widely disliked and mistrusted by many Americans.
"Ten or 15 years ago when I was faced with a tricky left-winger the first thing I had to do was boot him up in the air."
The choice sets up a rerun of the 2008 mayoral race, pitting veteran left-winger Livingstone against Conservative incumbent Boris Johnson.
The same Brazilian advertising hotshot who worked his magic to get a left-winger elected president of El Salvador in 2009 is running the presidential campaign of national socialist Ollanta Humala in Peru.
If a left-winger from Hanna Maron's group were premier, she would probably appoint a friendlier interior minister and redefine the oath, but would not go as far as establishing the rule of law by revoking the gap between a promise and a promise kept.
Chelsea are closing in on another teenager, the 19-year-old Genk and Belgium left-winger Kevin De Bruyne.
Scott Brown is a right-wing stripper, masquerading as a left-winger, a man who shows his nude body for gay men to ogle.
Even as a lifelong left-winger, I'd always respected him until he, because of his own thorough lack of true leadership, put this divisive cracker in the public eye.