members of a conservative or reactionary political party, or those opposing extensive political reform.
such a political party or a group of such parties.
that part of a political or social organization advocating a conservative or reactionary position:
The union’s right wing favored a moderate course of action.
(often capitals) the conservative faction of an assembly, party, etc
the part of an army or field of battle on the right from the point of view of one facing the enemy
the right-hand side of the field of play from the point of view of a team facing its opponent’s goal
a player positioned in this area in any of various games
the position occupied by such a player
of, belonging to, or relating to the right wing
A descriptive term for conservative or reactionary political views, particularly those supporting the current social order or calling for a return to an earlier order. Right-wing groups are sometimes known collectively as the Right. (Compare left-wing.)
A descriptive term for an individual or a political faction that advocates very conservative policies. Right-wing groups generally support free enterprise. In the United States, the right wing generally argues for a strong national defense program and opposes federal involvement in promoting social welfare. (Compare left-wing.)
Note: Although both major political parties in the United States have right-wing factions, right-wing policies are usually associated with the Republican party.
noun, Baseball. 1. the area of the outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate. 2. the position of the player covering this area.
noun 1. a mountain in central Switzerland, near the Lake of Lucerne. 5906 feet (1800 meters). noun 1. a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
adjective 1. stiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard: a rigid strip of metal. 2. firmly fixed or set. 3. inflexible, strict, or severe: a rigid disciplinarian; rigid rules of social behavior. 4. exacting; thorough; rigorous: a rigid examination. 5. so as to meet precise standards; stringent: lenses ground to rigid specifications. 6. Mechanics. […]
- Rigid designator
noun 1. (logic) an expression that identifies the same individual in every possible world: for example, “Shakespeare” is a rigid designator since it is possible that Shakespeare might not have been a playwright but not that he might not have been Shakespeare