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right-winger

Definitions of right-winger
  1. noun
    a member of a right wing political party
    synonyms: rightist
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    Karl Adolf Eichmann
    Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)
    Paul Joseph Goebbels
    German propaganda minister in Nazi Germany who persecuted the Jews (1897-1945)
    Hermann Wilhelm Goring
    German politician in Nazi Germany who founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war (1893-1946)
    Walther Richard Rudolf Hess
    Nazi leader who in 1941 flew a solo flight to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987)
    Heinrich Himmler
    German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945)
    Adolf Hitler
    German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
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    fascist
    an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views
    monarchist, royalist
    an advocate of the principles of monarchy
    Tory
    a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
    Blackshirt
    a member of the Italian fascist party before World War II
    Cavalier, Royalist
    a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    falangist, phalangist
    a Spanish member of General Franco's political party
    fascista
    an Italian fascist under Mussolini
    German Nazi, Nazi
    a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party
    Orleanist
    a supporter of the Orleans branch of the Bourbons that was descended from a younger brother of Louis XIV
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    conservative, conservativist
    a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
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