Conservatism Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Conservatism

  1. Apley, George scion of an old Boston society family, he exemplifies its traditions and remains in old-fashioned mediocrity. [Am. Lit.: The Late George Apley in Magill I, 499]
  2. Conservative party British political party, once called the Tory party. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 632]
  3. Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R) conservative society of female descendants of Revolutionary War soldiers. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 132]
  4. elephant symbol of the Republican party. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
  5. John Birch Society ultraconservative, anti-Communist organization. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1421]
  6. laissez-faire political doctrine that an economic system functions best without governmental interference. [Politics: Misc.]
  7. Luddites arch-conservative workmen; smashed labor-saving machinery (1779). [Br. Hist.: Espy, 107]
  8. Republican Party U.S. political party, generally espousing a conservative platform. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 424]
  9. Warbucks, Daddy espouses a reactionary law-and-order society threatened by decadence, bureaucracy, and loss of Puritan virtues. [Comics: Berger, 84]