Definition of Partizan

1. Noun. An ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity.




2. Adjective. Devoted to a cause or party.
Exact synonyms: Partisan
Similar to: Party-spirited, Tendencious, Tendentious
Antonyms: Nonpartisan
Derivative terms: Partisan

3. Noun. A pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries.
Exact synonyms: Partisan
Generic synonyms: Pike

Definition of Partizan

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of partisan) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A weapon of the 16th and 17th centuries consisting of a pike with a long double-edged blade, similar to a halberd. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Partizan

1. partisan [n -S] - See also: partisan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partizan

partitioned off
partitioner
partitioners
partitioning
partitionings
partitionist
partitionists
partitionment
partitionments
partitions
partitive
partitive case
partitive cases
partitively
partitives
partizan (current term)
partizans
partizanship
partizanships
partless
partlets
partly
partner
partner in crime
partner off
partner relation
partnerdom
partnered
partnering

Literary usage of Partizan

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1. Safe and Unsafe Democracy: A Commentary on Political Administration in the by Henry Ware Jones (1918)
"Such a " Representative " is usually a partizan of the " Regular " stripe. He is one in whom the " Party Management " has confidence; that is, ..."

2. Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War (1893)
"But the partizan branch of the service having been brought into disrepute by the worse than futile efforts of others, his superior officers at first refused ..."

3. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"Peace, order and law, succeeding to tumult, and chaos, and violence, the character of the partizan became merged in that of the citizen and patriot; ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1812)
"Dante, who was regarded as a partizan of the Bianchi, and who was at that time on an embassy at Rome, was proscribed in his absence; and the poet and ..."

5. An Inquiry Into the Condition and Prospects of the African Race in the by An American (1839)
"Some slave states have begun the work—reasons for government interference—partizan politics, the curse of our country—the only hope of benevolence in the ..."

6. History of the Federal Government, for Fifty Years: From March, 1789 to by Alden Bradford (1840)
"... not possible to conceive, that they will find greater difficulties in their operations when that enemy shall cease to exist. corrupt and partizan loans. ..."

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