populist


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pop·u·list

 (pŏp′yə-lĭst)
n.
1. A supporter of the rights and power of the people.
2. Populist A supporter of the Populist Party.
adj.
1. Of or relating to populism or its advocates: a populist aversion to business monopolies.
2. Populist Of or relating to the Populist Party.

populist

(ˈpɒpjʊlɪst)
adj
appealing to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person, esp a politician, who appeals to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people

Populist

(ˈpɒpjʊlɪst)
n
(Historical Terms) history US a member of the People's Party, formed largely by agrarian interests to contest the 1892 presidential election. The movement gradually dissolved after the 1904 election
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, characteristic of, or relating to the People's Party, the Populists, or any individual or movement with similar aims
2. (Historical Terms) of, characteristic of, or relating to the People's Party, the Populists, or any individual or movement with similar aims
ˈPopulism n

Pop•u•list

(ˈpɒp yə lɪst)

n.
1. a member of the Populist or People's Party.
2. (l.c.) a supporter of populism.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Populist Party.
4. (l.c.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of populism or its supporters.
[1890–95, Amer.; < Latin popul(us) people + -ist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.populist - an advocate of democratic principles
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations
populista

populist

[ˈpɒpjʊlɪst]
A. ADJpopulista
B. Npopulista mf

populist

[ˈpɒpʊlɪst] adj [politician, artist] → populiste

populist

nPopulist(in) m(f)
adjpopulistisch

populist

[ˈpɒpjʊlɪst] adj (frm) → populistico/a
References in classic literature ?
He had been that all his life--he had fought the railroads in Kansas for fifty years, a Granger, a Farmers' Alliance man, a "middle-of-the-road" Populist.
US economist Nouriel Roubini says in his article that neoliberal state capitalism led by populist right-wing dictators is on the rise in Europe and that this trend may gradually lead to the disintegration of the peaceful, integrated, globalized, and supranational European Union and to the rise of dystopian nationalist regimes the contours of which have been depicted in works such as Orwell's "1984" and Huxley's "Brave New World".
Even now that the law had been passed, deputies' populist rhetoric was encouraging borrowers not to agree to the restructuring of loans in the hope of securing a better deal.
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The Himachal Pradesh government, on the other hand, proposed a populist but deficit budget of ` 28,339 crore.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- It looked like a bad joke: The charismatic leader of a right-wing populist movement in Germany had to step down after it was discovered he posted an image of himself as Hitler on Facebook.
A populist is a politician who has the needs of the average citizen at heart, as opposed to those of the elites.
There is no differentiation or stance on how she intends to take forward her 'parochial' populist political views to represent her constituency and Wales at a UK level.
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Farage has targeted the ill-informed with his populist slogans.
There is an element of truth to that, but Zephyr--such a canorous hippie-child name--sang a populist tune not found in any Beltway progressive songbook.
As with other populist leaders, such as Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban or the late Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, reconciling Erdogan's electoral promises and his performance in office is a puzzle.