Definitions for standard-bearer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. standard-bearer(noun)

    an outstanding leader of a political movement

  2. color bearer, standard-bearer(noun)

    the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle

Wiktionary

  1. standard-bearer(Noun)

    A person who carries a flag or banner (a standard).

    The standard-bearer in battle is in the center of the front line so the following troops know where to go; unfortunately, it also shows the enemy where to shoot.

  2. standard-bearer(Noun)

    A person who visibly leads.

    He became the standard-bearer for their cause because of his celebrity.

Freebase

  1. Standard-bearer

    A standard-bearer is a person who bears an emblem called an ensign or standard, i.e. either a type of flag or an inflexible but mobile image, which is used as a formal, visual symbol of a state, prince, military unit, etc. This can either be an occasional duty, often seen as an honour, or a permanent charge; the second type has even led in certain cases to this task being reflected in official rank titles such as Ensign and Cornet. Many terms exist, often specifying the type of standard borne.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of standard-bearer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of standard-bearer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harry Reid:

    If Republicans are afraid to bring their standard-bearer's policies up for votes, Democrats will hold Republicans accountable by seeking floor votes on Trump's policies ourselves.

  2. Mike McKenna:

    When Lindsey Graham said ... that climate change is real and when I'm president we're going to do something about it, that goes after the moderate votes in the Republican primary, he wants to be the moderate standard bearer.

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