a supporter or adherent of a king or royal government, especially in times of rebellion or civil war.
(initial capital letter) a Cavalier adherent of Charles I of England.
a loyalist in the American Revolution; Tory.
(initial capital letter) an adherent of the house of Bourbon in France.
of or relating to royalists: royalist sympathies.
Origin of royalist
Related formsroy·al·ism, nounroy·al·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·roy·al·ism, nounan·ti·roy·al·ist, noun, adjectivenon·roy·al·ist, nounul·tra·roy·al·ist, noun, adjective
First recorded in 1635–45; royal
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Examples from the Web for ultra-royalist
Historical Examples of ultra-royalist
All attempts to stem the tide of ultra-royalist violence were in vain.
Returning to France with the Bourbons, he became notorious by the intensity of his ultra-royalist opinions.
In France, the ultra-royalist measures of Charles X. gave rise to an ever growing spirit of dissatisfaction.
At this time one or the ultra-royalist factions, called Les Timides.
As time went on Spain grew less instead of more settled, while the ultra-royalist party gained strength in France.
British Dictionary definitions for ultra-royalist
a supporter of a monarch or monarchy, esp a supporter of the Stuarts during the English Civil War
informal an extreme reactionary or conservativean economic royalist
adjective Also: royalistic
Derived Formsroyalism, noun
of, characteristic of, or relating to royalists
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Word Origin and History for ultra-royalist
1640s, from royal + -ist. In England, a partizan of Charles I and II during the Civil War; in the U.S., an adherent of British government during the Revolution; in France, a supporter of the Bourbons.
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