- a person belonging to a political party, especially one who adheres strictly or blindly to its principles and policies.
Origin of party man
First recorded in 1685–95
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Examples from the Web for party man
By inclination and training Galen was the reverse of a party-man.
Likewise, that the Author is no Party-man, but a general Meddler.Benjamin Franklin
Frank Luther Mott
The question whether and to what extent the poet ought to be a party-man is a very complex one.
That is: One must belong to a party body and soul, else one is not truly a party-man, but more or less—an egoist.The Ego and His Own
What crowds, mobs and jams did assail all polling booths, casting ballots to land a party-man in City Hall!Gadsby
Ernest Vincent Wright
- a loyal member of a political party, esp one who is extremely loyal or devoted
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