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Republican in name only, referring to a member of the Republican Party considered too liberal by more conservative members.
- ‘An embrace of race and gender preferences is to be expected from a RINO like him.’
- ‘He is pro-choice, pro-gun control and pro-gay rights, leading some conservatives to consider him a RINO—Republican in Name Only.’
- ‘I don't even think he'll lose the RINO senators.’
- ‘Just because she was a "RINO" doesn't mean she was a bad person—or a bad Representative.’
- ‘That might help getting some of the RINO support, which is more important than the Democratic support.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.