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Definitions of partisan

  1. an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. An adherent to a party or faction; esp., one who is strongly and passionately devoted to a party or an interest. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Any member of such a corps. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A kind of halberd or pike; also, a truncheon; a staff. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A devoted follower, especially of a political cause or faction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Partisanship. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. An adherent of a party or faction. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. A kind of halberd. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. An adherent of a party. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. A bigoted adherent of a party or cause. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Partizanship. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. An adherent to a party or faction; one appointed to the conduct of a special enterprise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. A kind of halbert. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. A kind of halberd; a truncheon; light troops engaged in desultory warfare, or the officer who leads them. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. An adherent to a party or faction; one devotedly and violently attached to a party or interest. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. devoted to a cause or party Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. Adherent to a party or faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party; as, blinded by partisan zeal. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Serving as a partisan in a detached command; as, a partisan officer or corps. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Pertaining to, or in favor of, a person, cause, or faction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Adhering to a party. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Belonging to a party. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. Of or pertaining to a party or partizans; intensely devoted to a party. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Adhering to a party; employed in a special enterprise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. Pert. to a party or faction; biassed in favour of a party or interest. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for partisan

  1. With all the vividness of her impressions, a partisan for the moment of him and Dellarme, she sketched Feller's part with the automatic. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  2. The true politician, looking ever to the highest interests of the state, is a public benefactor; while it very frequently happens that the mere political partisan is a public nuisance, if not a public disgrace. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
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