Definition of "right-wing" []

  • The conservative faction of an assembly, party, etc (noun)
  • The part of an army or field of battle on the right from the point of view of one facing the enemy (noun)
  • The right-hand side of the field of play from the point of view of a team facing its opponent's goal (noun)
  • A player positioned in this area in any of various games (noun)
  • The position occupied by such a player (noun)
  • Of, belonging to, or relating to the right wing (adjective)
  • Politically in favor of preserving traditional social orders and heirarchies, and/or government non-interference in economic affairs (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "right-wing" in a sentence
  • "But when Brooks or Charles Murray or Robert Rector deploy their behavioral explanations for poverty it's done because it's a great justification for the long-term right-wing project of tearing apart what's left of the social safety net."
  • "TSC has been called a right-wing front group funded by the pharmaceutical industry and developed through the direct mail business of its founder, Richard Viguerie."
  • "Norwegian police said Saturday that the death toll from Friday's attacks has risen to 91 and confirmed that they have arrested a suspect whom they described as a right-wing Christian fundamentalist."