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Tory

To·ry

Tory

 
pronunciation:
taw ri
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: Tories
definition 1: a member of the Conservative party in Canada and Great Britain.
definition 2: a member of a former political party in Great Britain that supported the monarchy, succeeded in 1832 by the Conservative party.
definition 3: during the American Revolution, an American who favored the continuation of colonial rule by the British or who favored the establishment of a monarchy.
definition 4: (often l.c.) a person whose political views are conservative.
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derivation: Toryish (adj.)