Definition of factionalist in English:

factionalist

noun

  • A member or supporter of a faction, a person involved in factionalism; a creator or leader of a faction.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of factionalists or factionalism.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Sunday Herald (Syracuse, New York). From factional + -ist.

Pronunciation

factionalist

/ˈfakʃən(ə)lɪst//ˈfakʃ(ə)nəlɪst//ˈfakʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪst/