[ kon-sti-too-shuh-nl-ist, -tyoo- ]
/ ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl ɪst, -ˈtyu- /


an adherent or advocate of constitutionalism or of an existing constitution.
an expert on a political constitution.


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Origin of constitutionalist

First recorded in 1760–70; constitutional + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM constitutionalist

an·ti·con·sti·tu·tion·al·ist, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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