- of, relating to, or characteristic of Whigs or Whiggism.
- inclined to Whiggism.
Origin of Whiggish
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Examples from the Web for whiggish
Finally, Obama weighed in with his teleological view of the historical process, revealing a rather optimistic and Whiggish view.On ‘Hardball,’ Obama Touts HealthCare.gov, Dodges Clinton-Biden Talk
December 6, 2013
The Dunces were middle-class and Whiggish, their spirit capitalist.Two Poems Against Pope
As far, however, as he could be said to have any opinions, his opinions were Whiggish.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
What kind of Whiggish, canting talk is this, for the house of Cluny Macpherson?Kidnapped
Robert Louis Stevenson
Although, therefore, the class might be Whiggish, it did not share the strongest revolutionary passions.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.
"Jersey will be the most whiggish colony on the continent," writes an officer of this corps of Cadwalader's.The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77
Samuel Adams Drake