What does unionist mean?

Definitions for unionist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trade unionist, unionist, union member(noun)

    a worker who belongs to a trade union


  1. unionist(Noun)

    An advocate or supporter of unionism

  2. unionist(Noun)

    A trade unionist

  3. unionist(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to unionism

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unionist(noun)

    one who advocates or promotes union; especially a loyal supporter of a federal union, as that of the United States

  2. Unionist(noun)

    a member or supporter of a trades union

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unionist' in Nouns Frequency: #2794


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unionist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unionist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christopher Woodhouse:

    I was always a 'small u' unionist. But I could not in all good conscience say I could vote for Northern Ireland to remain a member of the United Kingdom, i am softening to the idea of Irish unity, purely on economic issues.

  2. Martin Niemller:

    In Germany, they first came for the communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Catholic. Then they came for me -- and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

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