Meaning of CONSERVATIVE in English


n. 25B6; adjective

the conservative wing of the party : RIGHT-WING, reactionary, traditionalist; Brit. Tory, blimpish; US Republican; informal true blue.

the conservative trade-union movement : TRADITIONALIST, traditional, conventional, orthodox, old-fashioned, dyed-in-the-wool, hidebound, unadventurous, set in one's ways; moderate, middle-of-the-road; informal stick in the mud.

a conservative suit : CONVENTIONAL, sober, modest, plain, unobtrusive, restrained, subtle, low-key, demure; informal square, straight.

a conservative estimate : LOW, cautious, understated, moderate, reasonable.

socialist, radical, ostentatious.

25B6; noun liberals and conservatives have found common ground : RIGHT-WINGER, reactionary, rightist, diehard; Brit. Tory, blimp; US Republican.

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