Definition of Tammanyite in English:

Tammanyite

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of Tammany, a powerful organization within the US Democratic Party that was widely associated with corruption.

    ‘a Tammanyite politician and bookmaker’
    • ‘He read in the previous day's paper that the Tammanyite lieutenant governor was to chair the campaign state committee.’
    • ‘The Tammanyite radical had become a popular leader in the legislature.’
    • ‘In January 1858 he purchased the newspaper, at the time a faltering sheet with Tammanyite leanings.’
    • ‘If they cannot get an obnoxious law repealed, they will eventually turn to some sort of Tammanyite administration.’
    • ‘The Tammanyite crowd then headed to Wall Street.’

noun

  • A supporter of the methods or principles of Tammany, a powerful organization within the US Democratic Party that was widely associated with corruption.

    ‘an influential Tammanyite’
    • ‘As anxiety increased, Tammanyites realized that he had trapped them.’
    • ‘The Tammanyite finally found he could not convince the reformer.’
    • ‘Through their earnest efforts they converted many of their friends into Tammanyites.’
    • ‘Several Tammanyites were mad that Nixon's study had put their organization in a bad light.’
    • ‘For Ohio's Tammanyites, on the other hand, support of the Resolution had become a principal cause.’

Pronunciation

Tammanyite

/ˈtamənɪʌɪt/