noun. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties.
- armchair liberal
- emotional person
Words that Rhyme with Liberal
Example sentences of the word liberal
Hose off your rims with a hard stream of water and apply a liberal amount of liquid dish soap.
Quotes containing the word liberal
1. Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.
- Ted Rall
2. Any good humor is sophomoric. 'Sophomoric' is the liberal word for funny.
- Michael O'Donoghue
3. For some students, especially in the sciences, the knowledge gained in college may be directly relevant to graduate study. For almost all students, a liberal arts education works in subtle ways to create a web of knowledge that will illumine problems and enlighten judgment on innumerable occasions in later life.
- Derek Bok
adjective. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] showing or characterized by broad-mindedness.
adjective. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] having political or social views favoring reform and progress.
adjective. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] given or giving freely.
adjective. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition.
- political theory
- political orientation
noun. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets.
adjective. ['ˈlɪˌbɝːəl'] not literal.