[prog-res-ist, -ruh-sist or, esp. British proh-gres-ist, -gruh-sist]
a person favoring progress, as in politics; progressive.
- progress bar,
- progress chaser,
- progress payment,
- progressive assimilation,
- progressive bulbar paralysis,
- progressive cataract,
- progressive cerebral poliodystrophy
Origin of progressist
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Examples from the Web for progressist
His working-men's meeting had been dissolved by a Progressist Burgomaster without any legal justification.Dreamers of the Ghetto|I. Zangwill
From the first he took an important place in the chamber, as one of the most notable orators of the Progressist Republican group.