Greenback party

noun U.S. History.

a former political party, organized in 1874, opposed to the retirement or reduction of greenbacks and favoring their increase as the only paper currency.

Related formsGreen·back·er, nounGreen·back·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for greenback party

Greenback Party


US history a political party formed after the Civil War advocating the use of fiat money and opposing the reduction of paper currency
Derived FormsGreenbacker, nounGreenbackism, noun
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