- a member of the Democratic Party.
- a member of the Democratic-Republican Party.
- democracy in america,
- democratic centralism,
- democratic deficit,
- democratic party,
- democratic republic of congo
Origin of democrat
Examples from the Web for democrat
The New York governor was the foremost Democrat to stand athwart the Reagan Revolution.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Such was the importance of showing the country that he was a “different kind of Democrat.”
I never hear a Democrat talk about these goods, which are, in the literal sense, indivisible—for us all.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(Not one Democrat supported it on the procedural vote earlier Thursday afternoon).
For example, 51 percent of North Carolinians voted that year for a Democrat to represent them in Congress.
Once we were intercepted by another team and democrat, much like our own, which cut across our trail.Neighbours|Robert Stead
And to crown the little girl's troubles her dear mayor was retired to private life and a Democrat ruled in his stead.A Little Girl in Old New York|Amanda Millie Douglas
From the moment he became a democrat he was the opponent of capital punishment.
When it was over some one had called him a "greater orator than Withers," to add quickly, "and a better Democrat than Burr."The Voice of the People|Ellen Glasgow
According to report, Corcyra itself never engendered a democrat more awful.The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
1790, "adherent of democracy," with reference to France, from French démocrate (18c., opposed to aristocrate), back-formation from démocratie (see democracy); revived in U.S. as a political party affiliation 1798, with a capital D. As a shortening of this, Demo (1793) is older than Dem (c.1840).
A member of the Democratic party.