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Whig definition


This page has 4 definitions of Whig in English. Whig is a noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

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From Whiggamore, possibly from Scots whiggamore (horse driver), from whig (to drive) + mare.



Whig (plural Whigs)

  1. (UK politics) A member of an 18th- and 19th-century political party in Britain that was opposed to the Tories, and eventually became the Liberal Party.
  2. (UK politics) A member (especially a politician) of the former Liberal Party or its successor, the Liberal Democrats.
  3. (US politics) An advocate of war against Britain during the American Revolution.
  4. (US politics) A member of a 19th-century US political party opposed to the Democratic Party.

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