champagne socialist


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champagne socialist

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a professed socialist who enjoys an extravagant lifestyle
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Readers would send you letters and drinkers would shout across pubs words I may not have agreed with but understood: "Commie git, champagne socialist, loony leftie, tree-hugger, Trot, dirty pinko, whinging Scouser.
No wonder Jeremy Corbyn was welcomed so enthusiastically to what has been described as the Islington of the north, the world of the champagne socialist.
He is typical of the champagne socialist set who are all for the endless river of concrete being poured into this city as long as its not on his door step.
It will also reinforce accusations that Hollande is a " Gauche Caviar", or " Left- Wing Caviar" -- the Gallic equivalent of a Champagne Socialist.
It will also reinforce accusations that Hollande is a "Gauche Caviar", or "Left-Wing Caviar" - the Gallic equivalent of a Champagne Socialist.
Bull, a devout atheist and latterly champagne socialist, was not afraid to invest his money, and he used betting to finance both a business and the lifestyle to which he grew accustomed on his return to Yorkshire in 1944.
A lifelong supporter of the Labour Party--sometimes dubbed a champagne socialist by his critics--Mortimer took up several high profile freedom of speech cases.
the surreal endorsement by Tory leader David Cameron of the Leftist policies of Guardian columnist and champagne socialist Polly Toynbee over those of Winston Churchill; and
CHARLOTTE Church is urging people to stop being obsessed with superficial looks and assess what kind of society they really want, as the singer-songwriter rejected claims she's a champagne socialist as "not my bag".
The documentary captures Brand's transition from a self-confessed sex addict to champagne socialist and offers a rare and frank insight into his marriage to Katy.
nnn FORMER Kings Norton councillor ER Kings Norton councillor Steve Bedser is truly a champagne socialist and has tried to get a few of his Labour colleague on board via a bash at the exclusive Marco Pierre White's at the Cube recently.
Chairman Mao figurine: My dad would say I ama champagne socialist so on a visit to China I couldn't resist this kitsch figurine of Chairman Mao.