Definition of labourist in English:

labourist

noun & adjective

  • See labourism

    • ‘Definitively, a labourist ideology will have its bases in the trade union movement and see conciliation and arbitration as the most beneficial means of industrial relations.’
    • ‘That form extolled the virtues of the natural environment that labourist growth was threatening.’
    • ‘This labourist strategy came to dominate the political economy in Australia in the years after the Second World War in the form of the male wage-earners’ welfare state.’
    • ‘He will stay remembered as a good leader of the labourists, but not as a good prime minister.’
    • ‘The labourists, all of them from private sector unions, had a largely uniform opinion of the solidarity movement.’