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ideologue

[ ahy-dee-uh-lawg, -log, id-ee-, ahy-dee- ]
/ ˈaɪ di əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈɪd i-, aɪˈdi- /
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noun

a person who zealously advocates an ideology.

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ideography, ideokinetic apraxia, ideological, ideologist, ideologize, ideologue, ideology, ideomotor, ideomotor apraxia, ideopolis, ides

Origin of ideologue

1805–15; < French idéologue; see ideo-, -logue
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Word Origin and History for ideologue

ideologue


n.

1815, in reference to the French Revolutionaries, from French ideologue, from Greek idea (see idea) + -logos (see -logue). Earlier form was ideologist (1798).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper