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left wing

also Left Wing
n.
1. The liberal or radical faction of a group.
2. See left1.

left′-wing′ adj.
left′-wing′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.left-winger - a person who belongs to the political left
pinko, pink - a person with mildly leftist political views
socialist - a political advocate of socialism

left-winger

noun socialist, communist, red (informal), radical, revolutionary, militant, Marxist, Bolshevik, Leninist, Trotskyite We were accused of being militant left-wingers.
Translations

left-winger

[ˈleftˈwɪŋəʳ] N (Pol) → izquierdista mf (Sport) → delantero/a m/f izquierdo/a

left-winger

[ˌlɛftˈwɪŋəʳ‘] n (Sport) → ala sinistra (Pol) → uno/a di sinistra
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