4 dicționare găsite pentru mugwump
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
mugwump \mug"wump`\, n. [Cf. Algonquin mugquomp a chief.] 1. A bolter from the Republican party in the national election of 1884; an Independent. [Political Cant, U.S.] [1913 Webster] 2. A person who is undecided about an issue, especially a political one; a person who takes a neutral stance on an issue; a fence-sitter. [PJC] MugwumperyDin dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
Mugwump n 1: someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884 2: a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics) [syn: independent, fencesitter]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
79 Moby Thesaurus words for "mugwump": Fabian policy, Micawberism, Milquetoast, anythingarian, apostate, backslider, backwardness, big boy, big chief, big shot, bigwig, bolter, collaborationist, collaborator, convert, defector, deserter, dilatoriness, fence-sitter, fifth columnist, free lance, free spirit, free trader, freethinker, heavyweight, hesitation, high-muck-a-muck, hold-off, independent, individualist, isolationist, jellyfish, latitudinarian, laxness, leader, liberal, libertarian, libertine, lion, nabob, neuter, neutral, nonpartisan, nothingarian, procrastination, proselyte, quisling, recidivist, recreant, remissness, renegade, renegado, renegate, reversionist, rugged individualist, runagate, schismatic, seceder, secessionist, separatist, shilly-shally, slackness, slowness, stall, strikebreaker, swing vote, temporization, tergiversant, tergiversator, third force, third world, traitor, turnabout, turncoat, turntail, uncommitted voter, waverer, weakling, wobblerDin dicționarul THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY ((C)1911 Released April 15 1993) :
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt.
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