left-winger


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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.
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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
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left-winger

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

left-winger

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

[ˌlɛftˈwɪŋəʳ‘] n (Sport) → ala sinistra (Pol) → uno/a di sinistra
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Left-winger philosophy asserts that the one who controls the past controls the future and who controls the present controls the past.
Martial's future has generated intense speculation in recent months and United were prepared to move for Fulham's 18-year-old left-winger, Ryan Sessegnon, had the Cottagers not won their play-off final against Aston Villa on Saturday.