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

  • noun A supporter of the rights and power of the people.
  • noun A supporter of the Populist Party.
  • adjective Of or relating to populism or its advocates.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Populist Party.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the People's party, a political organization established in the United States in 1892, having for its chief objects expansion of the currency, state control of railways, and the placing of restrictions upon the ownership of land.
  • noun A member of the People's party.
  • Of or pertaining to the People's Party, a political organization established in the United States in 1891, having for its chief objects expansion of the currency, State control of railways, and the placing of restrictions upon the ownership of land.
  • noun A member of the People's Party.

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

  • noun (U. S. Politics) A member of the People's party.

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

  • noun A person who advocates democratic principles
  • noun A politician who advocates specific policies just because they are popular
  • noun A person who advocates populism
  • adjective Democratic
  • adjective of a political policy Put forward just because it would be popular
  • adjective Of or pertaining to populism

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

  • noun an advocate of democratic principles

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