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
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He had been a reform member of the city council, he had been a Greenbacker, a Labor Unionist, a Populist, a Bryanite--and after thirty years of fighting, the year 1896 had served to convince him that the power of concentrated wealth could never be controlled, but could only be destroyed.
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However, the typical populist usually presents "the people" as the force for good and they are simply representing this force often called the "silent majority".
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