Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[lef-tist] /ˈlɛf tɪst/

a member of the political Left or a person sympathetic to its views.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Left.
of, tending towards, or relating to the political left or its principles
a person who supports or belongs to the political left

1917, from left in the political sense + -ism.

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.


Read Also:

  • Left join

    outer join

  • Left-laid

    [left-leyd] /ˈlɛftˌleɪd/ adjective 1. noting a rope, strand, etc., laid in a left-handed, or counterclockwise, direction as one looks away along it (opposed to ).

  • Left lobe of liver

    left lobe of liver n. The lobe of the liver separated from the right lobe above and in front by the falciform ligament, and separated from the quadrate and caudate lobes by the fissure for the round ligament and by the fissure for the venous ligament.

  • Left-luggage office

    [left-luhg-ij] /ˈlɛftˈlʌg ɪdʒ/ noun, British. 1. a checkroom for baggage. noun 1. (Brit) a place at a railway station, airport, etc, where luggage may be left for a small charge with an attendant for safekeeping US and Canadian name checkroom

Disclaimer: Leftism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.