right wing, the

right wing, the
 Those of politically Conservative persuasion. Also adj..

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  • right wing, the — noun 1. ) the most conservative group within a political party: He s on the right wing of the Republican party. 2. ) the right side of a field for a team when it is facing its opponents in games such as soccer and FIELD HOCKEY ─ opposite LEFT… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Right-wing authoritarianism — (RWA) is a personality and ideological variable studied in political, social, and personality psychology. It is defined by three attitudinal and behavioral clusters which correlate together: [Altemeyer, B. (1988). Enemies of freedom . Winnipeg:… …   Wikipedia

  • right-wing — ♦♦♦ (The spelling right wing is also used for meaning 2.) 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A right wing person or group has conservative or capitalist views. ...a right wing government... Liberals say the paper is too right wing. 2) N SING: the N The… …   English dictionary

  • right-wing — adj a right wing person or group supports the ideas and beliefs of ↑capitalism ≠ ↑left wing ▪ right wing parties ▪ The organization is very right wing. >right wing n ▪ the right wing of the Conservative party >right winger n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • right wing — ► NOUN 1) the conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system. [ORIGIN: see LEFT WING(Cf. ↑left winger).] 2) the right side of a sports team on the field or of an army. DERIVATIVES right winger noun …   English terms dictionary

  • right wing — right′ wing′ n. gov the conservative or reactionary element in a political party or other organization • Etymology: 1930–35 right′ wing′, adj. right′ wing′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • right wing — n. [see RIGHT, n. 8] the more conservative or reactionary section of a political party or group right wing adj. right winger n …   English World dictionary

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