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An adherent of any of a number of Canadian Social Credit parties, especially the Quebec wing of the Social Credit party in Canada or the separate party formed by it; a member of parliament belonging to this.
1960s; earliest use found in The Whig-Standard. From French créditiste, noun, denoting an adherent of this movement, and adjective, designating this movement from crédit + -iste, with allusion to the name of the Parti Crédit social du Canada, French name of the Social Credit Party of Canada.
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