adjective (sometimes initial capital letter)
- righting reflex,
- rights issue
Origin of rightist
Examples from the Web for rightist
Naftali Bennett, the Economy Minister, is a rightist to the core.Goodbye to Israel’s Lousy Government (Let’s Hope the Next One Isn’t Worse)|Alon Ben-Meir|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1958 he was denounced as a rightist, and was sent to the Shayang Labor Camp.
The only way to get a leftist government is to simply get the rightist government, and especially Bibi Netanyahu, out.
To be fair, the angst around the prisoner release isn't just rightist propaganda—it's also actually frustrating to many.How Netanyahu Eased The Pressure Without Giving Much Up|Elisheva Goldberg|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Those results show the rightist bloc with 61 Knesset seats to the center-left's 59.
I have been to a number of rightist meetings and seminars in Texas.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The delegates of the rightist coalition remained in their seats, their arms folded across their chests.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
I don't think you can call a man an extreme leftist, rightist, or middle-of-the-roader and have him classified that simply.
At least most people who listen to me talk call me a rightist.
I have in mind—was this in your opinion a rightist plot, a leftist plot, an anarchist plot?Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy