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democrat

[ dem-uh-krat ]
/ ˈdɛm əˌkræt /
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noun
an advocate of democracy.
a person who believes in the political or social equality of all people.
Democrat, Politics.
  1. a member of the Democratic Party.
  2. U.S. History. a member of the Democratic-Republican Party.
Also called dem·o·crat wag·on . a high, lightweight, horse-drawn wagon, usually having two seats.
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Origin of democrat

First recorded in 1780–90; from French démocrate, back formation from démocratie democracy; see demo-, -crat

OTHER WORDS FROM democrat

an·ti·dem·o·crat, nounpro·dem·o·crat, adjective, noun

Other definitions for democrat (2 of 2)

Democrat
[ dem-uhkrat ]
/ ˈdɛmˌəkræt /

noun
Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,148 feet (4,315 meters).
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British Dictionary definitions for democrat (1 of 2)

democrat
/ (ˈdɛməˌkræt) /

noun
an advocate of democracy; adherent of democratic principles
a member or supporter of a democratic party or movement

British Dictionary definitions for democrat (2 of 2)

Democrat
/ (ˈdɛməˌkræt) /

noun
(in the US) a member or supporter of the Democratic Party

Derived forms of Democrat

Democratic, adjective
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Cultural definitions for democrat

Democrat

A member of the Democratic party.

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