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1. royalist

noun. ['ˈrɔɪəlɪst'] an advocate of the principles of monarchy.

Synonyms

  • monarchist
  • right-winger
  • Orleanist
  • Royalist
  • rightist

Antonyms

  • center
  • left

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • royal (English)
  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • loyalist

2. Royalist

noun. a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War.

Synonyms

  • Cavalier
  • royalist

Example sentences of the word royalist


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because the coat has no royalist imagery and no allusion to British rule, you can reasonably assume that it was founded late in the 18th century, maybe around the American Revolution.

2. Adjective
Member of Parliament Oliver Cromwell persuaded Parliament to create the New Model Army, an efficient military force formed from the Roundhead population that defeated the royalist army at Naseby in 1645 under Cromwell’s command.

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