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alt-right

or alt right

[awlt-rahyt]
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noun
  1. a political movement originating on social media and online forums, composed of a segment of conservatives who support extreme right-wing ideologies, including white nationalism and anti-Semitism (often used attributively): the face of the alt-right;an alt-right candidate.

Origin of alt-right

Coined in 2010 by Richard Spencer; shortening of alt(ernative) + right (in the sense “political conservatives”)
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