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Noun: Tory  to-ree
  1. A member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832; was the opposition party to the Whigs
     
  2. An American who favoured the British side during the American Revolution
     
  3. A supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative

Derived forms: Tories

Type of: American, Englishman, rightist, right-winger

Encyclopedia: Tory