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An adherent of an ideology, especially one who is uncompromising and dogmatic:‘a right-wing ideologue’
- ‘There has always been a group among the ideologues that believed in a first strike and a winnable nuclear war.’
- ‘The hardcore ideologues of zero government are trumpeting the recall as a new populist revolution.’
- ‘These extremist ideologues abhor the very idea of a government program that works.’
- ‘The federal judiciary in particular is increasingly dominated by right-wing ideologues.’
- ‘A good literary critic is not a political ideologue or policy wonk.’
- ‘He provides a forensic analysis of US foreign policy through the speeches and texts of its own ideologues.’
- ‘Theodore Roosevelt was an heir, and an ideologue, of the defeated Confederacy.’
- ‘Yusuf (not his real name) is not an ideologue, either nationalist or religious.’
- ‘This is a classic straw-man argument; if all feminists were crazed ideologues certainly they would alienate many women, but this is simply not the case.’
- ‘New Labour ideologues and their supporters want us to believe that youth crime is something new and particularly menacing.’
- ‘Well, they just caved in to a group of right-wing ideologues that hate this law.’
- ‘I am far more of an ideologue than a partisan, and rarely hesitate to criticize bad politicians or bad policies, regardless of which party they come from.’
- ‘To govern successfully, Chen must avoid serving his own party's extremists and ideologues.’
- ‘It's time to lay down the law to the extremist uncompromising ideologues.’
- ‘The years of perestroika witnessed the transformation of Izvestia into the leading ideologue of capitalist reforms.’
- ‘In the beginning, administration ideologues were convinced we'd be welcomed with flowers.’
- ‘The editor was not an uncompromising ideologue attempting to turn back the clock.’
- ‘Holyrood has no revising chamber that could temper the extremism of these ideologues.’
- ‘Figuratively speaking, that would also be the well-deserved fate of America's Jacobin ideologues.’
- ‘For years he was regarded as a solitary pip-squeak voice on the far right, a lonely ideologue from a Southern backwater.’
Early 19th century: from French idéologue; see also ideology.
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