[pey-lee-oh-kuh n-sur-vuh-tiv or, esp. British, pal-ee-oh-]
- a person advocating an older, traditional type of conservatism, especially in politics.
- noting or pertaining to such people or their views.
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Examples from the Web for paleoconservative
Paleoconservative Jesse Helms objected to Verity because the nominee favored increased trade with the Soviet Union.The Republicans’ Ugly and Shameful Chuck Hagel Filibuster
February 15, 2013