from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Liberal to an extreme, especially in political beliefs; radical.
  • n. One who is extremely liberal.

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  • adj. Extremely liberal
  • n. A person of extremely liberal politics.


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ultra- +‎ liberal


  • They blame her for ruining many small farmers and pushing some to suicide with what they call ultraliberal policies and a failed milk quota system.


  • Obviously snob appeal, at least outside certain ultraliberal enclaves (college towns, parts of Manhattan and San Francisco) is insufficient to win elections.

    On the Offensive

  • Or the fact that even in ultraliberal California, a majority of voters opposed same sex marriage laws at the ballot box.

    Ah, gerrymandering. | RedState

  • That can be an oxymoron on the French left, where some use "ultraliberal" as a slur for unbridled capitalism.

    Socialist Showdown

  • Yet during the same period, the Times has used the term "ultraliberal" only one time to refer to

    TimesWatch Headlines

  • Jensen states that Sotomayor is an "ultraliberal" who "will ignore the constitution if it doesn't match her life experiences" and "will try to level the playing field of whatever rights and wrongs she sees and hears." Headlines

  • "ultraliberal" [what we might call an uber-free-marketeer].

    t r u t h o u t

  • I mean, that this guy is so ultraliberal that he's beyond the pail even in a state like Pennsylvania, which has voted Democratic recently.

    Hot Races Heading Into 2010 Midterms

  • In addition to the ultraliberal Boston suburbs of Brookline and Newton — where Mr. Bielat and Mr. Frank, respectively, live — it includes more conservative outer suburbs and the blue-collar area just east of Rhode Island, beset by unemployment (13.3% in Fall River) and rife with Reagan Democrats.

    The Marine Who Has Barney Frank Worried

  • Have you ever heard of the ACLU and other such ultraliberal organizations?

    Vouchers and Education, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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