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Definition of "abolitionist" []

  • A person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "abolitionist" in a sentence
  • "The main abolitionist organization in the U.S. was the The American Missionary Association, indenominational Christian but growing out of the evangelical movement."
  • "Of course our people did not know what the word abolitionist meant; they evidently"
  • "The Portent, in 1859, a poem in which he calls the abolitionist John Brown hanging in a tree ""