royalist


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roy·al·ist

 (roi′ə-lĭst)
n.
1. A supporter of government by a monarch.
2. Royalist
a. See cavalier.
b. An American loyal to British rule during the American Revolution; a Tory.

royalist

(ˈrɔɪəlɪst)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter of a monarch or monarchy, esp a supporter of the Stuarts during the English Civil War
2. (Historical Terms) a supporter of a monarch or monarchy, esp a supporter of the Stuarts during the English Civil War
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal an extreme reactionary or conservative: an economic royalist.
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, characteristic of, or relating to royalists
ˈroyalism n

roy•al•ist

(ˈrɔɪ ə lɪst)

n.
1. a supporter of a monarch or royal government, esp. in times of rebellion or civil war.
2. (cap.) a supporter of Charles I of England; Cavalier.
3. (often cap.) a loyalist in the American Revolution; Tory.
4. (cap.) a supporter of the Bourbons in France.
adj.
5. of or pertaining to royalists.
[1635–45]
roy′al•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.royalist - an advocate of the principles of monarchyroyalist - an advocate of the principles of monarchy
Cavalier, Royalist - a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
Orleanist - a supporter of the Orleans branch of the Bourbons that was descended from a younger brother of Louis XIV
rightist, right-winger - a member of a right wing political party
2.Royalist - a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
monarchist, royalist - an advocate of the principles of monarchy
Translations
مِن أنْصار المَلِك
monarchista
royalist
királypárti
konungssinni
monarchista
krallık yanlısı

royalist

[ˈrɔɪəlɪst]
A. ADJmonárquico
B. Nmonárquico/a m/f

royalist

[ˈrɔɪəlɪst]
adjroyaliste
nroyaliste mfroyal jelly ngelée f royale

royalist

nRoyalist(in) m(f), → Königstreue(r) mf

royalist

[ˈrɔɪəlɪst] nrealista (m/f)

royal

(ˈroiəl) adjective
1. of, concerning etc a king, queen etc. the royal family; His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
2. magnificent. a royal feast.
ˈroyally adverb
ˈroyalist noun
a person who supports a king or queen. The republicans fought the royalists.
ˈroyaltyplural ˈroyalties noun
1. a payment made to a writer, recording artist etc for every book, record etc sold.
2. the state of being royal, or royal people in general. The commands of royalty must be obeyed.
royal blue
(of) a bright, darkish blue. a royal-blue dress.
References in classic literature ?
From now on the forces of Torn were employed in repeated attacks on royalist barons, encroaching ever and ever southward until even Berkshire and Surrey and Sussex felt the weight of the iron hand of the outlaw.
He was -- nay, probably may still be -- a Bonapartist, and is called Noirtier; I, on the contrary, am a stanch royalist, and style myself de Villefort.
Du Bousquier's aversion to the Imperial government had thrown him at first into the royalist circles of Alencon, where he remained in spite of the rebuffs he received there; but when, after the first return of the Bourbons, he was still excluded from the prefecture, that mortification inspired him with a hatred as deep as it was secret against the royalists.
"I have heard this name murmured by pretty lips in more than one royalist salon."
One man was present whom Rawdon did not know; another to whom he owed a little score for whist, and whom, in consequence, he did not care to meet; a third was reading the Royalist (a periodical famous for its scandal and its attachment to Church and King) Sunday paper at the table, and looking up at Crawley with some interest, said, "Crawley, I congratulate you."
She did not know whether the abbess was a royalist or a cardinalist; she therefore confined herself to a prudent middle course.
The girls of the aristocratic group of pupils belonged to the most devoted royalist families in Paris.
Abraham Cowley, a youthful prodigy and always conspicuous for intellectual power, was secretary to Queen Henrietta Maria after her flight to France and later was a royalist spy in England.
Then, although Herrick took no part in the fighting, he suffered with the vanquished, for he was a Royalist at heart.
Can you not respect that principle of loyalty which made the royalists give up country, friends, fortune, everything, rather than be false to their king?
And we were all ardent Royalists of the snow-white Legitimist complexion - Heaven only knows why!
The vicomte and his wife joined the royalists at Coblentz, and the former, with his only son, Adrien de la Rocheaimard, or the Chevalier de la Rocheaimard, as he was usually termed, had joined the allies in their attempted invasion on the soil of France.