partisan

Part of speech: noun

Same as PARTIZAN, etc.

Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to a party or partizans; intensely devoted to a party.

Part of speech: noun

A bigoted adherent of a party or cause.

Part of speech: noun

Partizanship.

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Usage examples "partisan":

  1. The county superintendent is usually elected to office by the people and frequently on a partisan ticket. - "Rural Life and the Rural School", Joseph Kennedy.
  2. He is by nature a partisan. - "Minor Poems by Milton", John Milton.
  3. For at this moment I am sensible that I have not the temper of a philosopher; like the vulgar, I am only a partisan. - "Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates", Plato.