members of a conservative or reactionary political party, or those opposing extensive political reform.
such a political party or a group of such parties.
that part of a political or social organization advocating a conservative or reactionary position: The union's right wing favored a moderate course of action.
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Origin of right wing
First recorded in 1930–35
OTHER WORDS FROM right wingright-wing, adjectiveright-wing·er, noun
Words nearby right wing
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British Dictionary definitions for right wing
(often capitals) the conservative faction of an assembly, party, etc
the part of an army or field of battle on the right from the point of view of one facing the enemy
- the right-hand side of the field of play from the point of view of a team facing its opponent's goal
- a player positioned in this area in any of various games
- the position occupied by such a player
of, belonging to, or relating to the right wing
Derived forms of right wingright-winger, noun
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