Origin of right wing
OTHER WORDS FROM right wingright-wing, adjectiveright-winger, noun
How to use right wing in a sentence
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.
Gay marriage was the hot-button fight on the left and right.
It is grandstanding for a right rarely protected unless under immediate attack.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for right wing
- 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
Derived forms of right wingright-winger, noun
Cultural definitions for right wing (1 of 2)
A descriptive term for conservative or reactionary political views, particularly those supporting the current social order or calling for a return to an earlier order. Right-wing groups are sometimes known collectively as the Right. (Compare left-wing.)
Cultural definitions for right wing (2 of 2)
A descriptive term for an individual or a political faction that advocates very conservative policies. Right-wing groups generally support free enterprise. In the United States, the right wing generally argues for a strong national defense program and opposes federal involvement in promoting social welfare. (Compare left-wing.)