Definitions for know-nothing party

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. American Party, Know-Nothing Party(noun)

    a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vice President Joe Biden:

    There's one guy absolutely denigrating an entire group of people, appealing to the baser side of human nature, working on this notion of xenophobia in a way that hasn't occurred in a long time, since the Know-Nothing Party back at the end of the 19th century.

  2. Vice President Joe Biden:

    I don't want anybody to be down right now about what's going on in the Republican Party, there's one guy absolutely denigrating an entire group of people, appealing to the baser side of human nature, working on this notion of xenophobia in a way that hasn't occurred in a long time, since the Know-Nothing Party back at the end of the 19th century.

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