Definition of New Right in English:

New Right


  • Frequently with the. A political movement that arose originally in response to the challenge of the New Left, characterized by rejection of socialism, emphasis on traditional conservative values regarding law, morality, and social consciousness, a desire to improve the public image of conservatism, and (especially in the U.S.) libertarian, especially free-market, policies; the supporters of this movement collectively.


1960s; earliest use found in The Chronicle-Telegram. From new + right, after New Left.


New Right

/ˌnjuː ˈrʌɪt/