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Noun: Whig  wig
  1. A member of the Whig Party that existed in the United States before the American Civil War
  2. A supporter of the American Revolution
  3. A member of the political party that urged social reform in 18th and 19th century England; was the opposition party to the Tories

Sounds like: which, Wh

Derived forms: Whigs

Type of: admirer, booster, champion, Englishman, friend, liberal, liberalist, pol [N. Amer, informal], political leader, politician, politico [informal], pollie [Austral, informal], polly [Austral, informal], progressive, protagonist, supporter

Encyclopedia: Whig