Definition of Leftwing

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of left-wing) ¹



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Definition of Leftwing

1. favoring leftism [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leftwing

leftie
lefties
leftish
leftism
leftisms
leftist
leftists
leftmosts
leftosphere
leftover
leftovers
lefts
leftward
leftwards
leftwing (current term)
leftwinger
leftwingers
leftwise
lefty
lefull
leg
leg-breaker
leg-of-mutton sleeve
leg-pull
leg-pulling
leg-spinner
leg-spinners
leg-warmer
leg-warmers

Literary usage of Leftwing

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1. Patterns of Global Terrorism, (1995) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Several smaller leftwing factions resumed operations. ... Unidentified leftwing terrorists, probably on the RAF periphery, bombed offices of the ruling ..."

2. Politicians and Apartheid: Trailing in the People's Wake by John Gardner (1997)
"Many or all of the South African government's political reforms during the 1980s were regarded by leftwing opponents as irrelevant, since most black ..."

3. Homage to a Broken Man: The Life of J. Heinrich Arnold by Peter Mommsen (2004)
"But within the first two months of his term, Hitler had burned down the Reichstag, banned leftwing parties, instigated a boycott of Jewish businesses, ..."

4. Players in the Game: Destiny of Doom by Gyeorgos C. Hatonn (1993)
"Purpose: To organize resistance to the Vietnam War among leftwing groups, ... Purpose: A clearing house for leftwing socialist ideas and activities ..."

5. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"... severe cannonading, and at the same time the first line of their infantry attacked major-general Zastrow, who was posted on the leftwing of the allies. ..."

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