Definition of segregationist in English:


noun & adjective

  • See segregation

    • ‘The senses were critical to helping segregationists shore up what was supposedly stable but was always in danger of unraveling.’
    • ‘Relations between blacks and Republicans began spiraling downward during the 1964 presidential campaign when Barry Goldwater openly courted white segregationists.’
    • ‘During his childhood the city of Austin's racial segregationist policies were being codified and enforced, assuring that East Austin would be comprised exclusively of ethnic minorities.’
    • ‘The civil rights protesters captured and maintained the moral high ground, and preserved their ascendancy over the segregationists who attacked them.’
    • ‘How many worry about the overlap between the positions of segregationists and the positions of people such as themselves, who defend the rights of states, neighborhoods, and private institutions?’