a member of the political Left or a person sympathetic to its views.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Left.
JVP has been marginalized for years even by Jewish leftist organizations such as J-Street.
Bad Faith on Two States Shaul Magid June 3, 2012
Spector studied law after stints in the military and a “leftist kibbutz in Israel.”
Mexico Murders Prompt Asylum Pleas Terry Greene Sterling September 29, 2011
Two leftist parties who say they are ready to work with the Islamists have also performed well.
Tunisia’s First Free Elections Ursula Lindsey October 23, 2011
And then, if Pope Francis is still with us, we may well see the leftist saints come marching in.
Why Pope Francis Wants to Declare Murdered Archbishop Romero a Saint Christopher Dickey August 23, 2014
In an academic, leftist setting, the question made a kind of sense.
Arthur Sulzberger’s NYT Paywall Defense Nick Summers April 5, 2011
Two leftist parties who say they are ready to work with the Islamists also performed well.
Gaddafi Buried in Secret Desert Grave The Daily Beast October 22, 2011
If modernism was going to be acceptable, its leftist leanings had to be gotten rid of.
How Jews Created American Modernism Andrew Romano July 31, 2014
Gramsci, the Sardinian leftist philosopher, suggested the need for a language of the proletariat.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin
Ray has always had the propaganda that he is a leftist and that he is Castro without Castro.
Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I have in mind—was this in your opinion a rightist plot, a leftist plot, an anarchist plot?
Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
of, tending towards, or relating to the political left or its principles
a person who supports or belongs to the political left
1897, from left (adj.) in the political sense + -ist.
One who holds a left-wing viewpoint; someone who seeks radical social and economic change in the direction of greater equality.
anti-lewisite anti-lewisite an·ti-lew·is·ite (ān’tē-lōō’ĭ-sīt’, ān’tī-) n. See dimercaprol.
favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs. (often initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to a political party advocating measures of progressive political reform. of, pertaining to, based on, or advocating , especially the freedom of the individual and governmental guarantees of individual rights and liberties. favorable to or in accord […]
the quality or state of being , as in behavior or attitude. a political or social philosophy advocating the freedom of the individual, parliamentary systems of government, nonviolent modification of political, social, or economic institutions to assure unrestricted development in all spheres of human endeavor, and governmental guarantees of individual rights and civil liberties. (sometimes […]
objects strewn or scattered about; scattered rubbish. a condition of disorder or untidiness: We were appalled at the litter of the room. a number of young brought forth by a multiparous animal at one birth: a litter of six kittens. a framework of cloth stretched between two parallel bars, for the transportation of a sick […]