Definition of monarchist in English:

monarchist

noun

  • A supporter of the principle of having monarchs.

    ‘an ardent monarchist’
    • ‘The rout of the Jacobins could not fail to encourage monarchists of every stripe.’
    • ‘It deprived monarchists, who hoped to show their strength in the elections, of the prospect of an early victory.’
    • ‘Although she was a devoted monarchist in principle, her divisive policies upset the queen.’
    • ‘The tradition of an unelected sovereign head of state is the true heart of the nation, say the monarchists.’
    • ‘Born in 1821 to an old established family of Catholic monarchists, he was placed at the age of 9 in a Jesuit college.’
    • ‘In 1789, Robespierre was a political nonentity, and he was also a monarchist.’
    • ‘Those whom monarchists feared the most were systematically persecuted.’
    • ‘He was not a student of French republican thought, and ended up a monarchist.’
    • ‘The monarchists were jubilant about the November 6 result.’
    • ‘Monarchists are proud of the fact that the British royal tradition has continued for over 1,000 years.’

adjective

  • Supporting the principle of having monarchs.

    ‘with each successive tour, monarchist sentiment has flourished’
    • ‘He is rethinking the monarchist idea of security.’
    • ‘Alleged informers and monarchist sympathizers are shown little mercy.’
    • ‘The king has threatened to punish newspapers for reports that run counter to the official monarchist line.’
    • ‘They feared that cooperation could only lead to a monarchist triumph.’
    • ‘The monarchist coup has attacked the achievements of the people's movement of 1990.’
    • ‘This connection provided the moral justification for foreign adventurism as well as a binding identity that linked it to a monarchist constituency at home.’
    • ‘It's an overview that emphasizes the importance of monarchist republicanism in the 19th century.’
    • ‘The teacher was delighted at the true loyal monarchist attitude of this fine young man.’
    • ‘The mistaken view is that the nationalist camp is a compact mass with serious monarchist longings.’
    • ‘By the start of the 1930s, the old primitive concept of statism, dominant throughout the monarchist age in Europe, began to reemerge.’

Pronunciation

monarchist

/ˈmɒnəkɪst/