democrat

[ dem-uh-krat ]
/ ˈdɛm əˌkræt /

noun

an advocate of democracy.
a person who believes in the political or social equality of all people.
(initial capital letter) Politics.
  1. a member of the Democratic Party.
  2. a member of the Democratic-Republican Party.
Also called democrat wagon. a high, lightweight, horse-drawn wagon, usually having two seats.

Origin of democrat

1780–90; < French démocrate, back formation from démocratie democracy. See demo-, -crat

Related forms

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

Definition for democrat (2 of 2)

Democrat

[ dem-uh krat ]
/ ˈdɛmˌəkræt /

noun

Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,148 feet (4315 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

Democratic, adjective
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Culture definitions for democrat

Democrat

A member of the Democratic party.


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