states' righter

  1. a person who opposes U.S. federal intervention in affairs of the separate states, supporting this position by a strict interpretation of the Constitution of the U.S.

Origin of states' righter

First recorded in 1940–45; states' right(s) + -er1

Words Nearby states' righter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023