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[tawr-ee-iz-uh m, tohr-]
  1. the act or fact of being a Tory.
  2. the principles, beliefs, and practices of Tories.
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Origin of Toryism

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for toryism

backlash, right, relapse, regression, withdrawal, retrogression, retreat, counterrevolution, obscurantism, retrenchment, Toryism

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Historical Examples of toryism

  • There is a tough bit of Toryism in the grain of these northern dalesfolk.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • He had been brought up in the most unbending school of Toryism.

  • But I do not say this, as will be seen in a moment, as a criticism of the comparative Toryism of the South.

    What I Saw in America

    G. K. Chesterton

  • The New Toryism of those youthful years was not very new Toryism now.

    The Dictator

    Justin McCarthy

  • Oxford, it is well known, was then the stronghold of Toryism.