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adjective as in old guard

noun as in right-winger

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McCarthy has carefully avoided going too far in alienating hard rightists in his caucus.

Naftali Bennett, the Economy Minister, is a rightist to the core.

In 1958 he was denounced as a rightist, and was sent to the Shayang Labor Camp.

The only way to get a leftist government is to simply get the rightist government, and especially Bibi Netanyahu, out.

To be fair, the angst around the prisoner release isn't just rightist propaganda—it's also actually frustrating to many.

Still, at his 80th birthday celebration last year, as many rightist settlers came and spoke in tribute as liberal theologians.

The delegates of the rightist coalition remained in their seats, their arms folded across their chests.

I have been to a number of rightist meetings and seminars in Texas.

One of them is, I think, leaning towards excessive rightist tendencies.

You don't have to be an extreme rightist to believe in the sovereignty of the individual.

At least most people who listen to me talk call me a rightist.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rightist, such as: conservative, old-line, old-fashioned, old-school, traditional, and traditionalist.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.