Definitions of whig

  1. a member of the Whig Party in the United States in pre- Civil- War times
  2. a supporter of the American Revolution
  3. Acidulated whey, sometimes mixed with buttermilk and sweet herbs, used as a cooling beverage.
  4. One of the political party in the United States from about 1829 to 1856, opposed in politics to the Democratic party.
  5. A friend and supporter of the American Revolution; - opposed to Tory, and Royalist.
  6. One of a former political party in the United States that favored a protective tariff, and was succeeded by the present Republican party; a supporter of the American Revolution; one of a liberal political party in England which developed into the Liberral party.
  7. The name ( now almost superseded byLiberal”) of one of the great English political parties: in American hist. ( a) a friend and supporter of the principles of the Revolution- opposed to Tory and Royalist; ( b) one of a political party from about 1829 to 1853- opposed to Democrat.
  8. One of an English, or American, political party.
  9. Pertaining to the whig party.
  10. A member of the Liberal party in England in the 18th and 19th centuries; also, a Covenanter or a Roundhead.
  11. An American colonist who supported the Revolutionary war; later, a member of a party opposed to the Democratic.
  12. One of a political party which had its origin in the 17th century, and advocated and supported measures of a liberal character, tending to give greater power to the popular element in the government of the state; a liberal in English politics; a supporter of the American revolution.
  13. Acidulated whey, used as a cooling beverage.
  14. One of the great political parties of England; a moderate liberal.
  15. WHIGGISHLY.
  16. Of or pertaining to Whigs.
  17. Whiggish.
  18. Pertaining to or composed of whigs.
  19. Pert. to or composed of Whigs.
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