Dem

[ dem ]
/ dɛm /

noun Informal.

a member of the Democratic Party.
the Dems, the Democratic Party.

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Origin of Dem

1830–40, Americanism; shortening of Democrat (def. 3a)

Definition for Dem (2 of 3)

dem.

demonstrative.
demurrage.

Definition for Dem (3 of 3)

Dem.

Democrat.
Democratic.
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British Dictionary definitions for Dem

Dem.
/ US /

abbreviation for

Democrat(ic)
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