1. [syn: left, left wing]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
left wing \left wing\ n.
Those trying to reform the established order, particularly in
political matters, to enhance the condition of the common
people; -- sometimes applied to those advocating overthrow of
an existing government by radical means.
Syn: left, left wing, leftists, political left.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: those who support varying degrees of social or political or
economic change designed to promote the public welfare
[syn: left, left wing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "left wing":
Gospel side, cantorial side, counterclockwise, larboard, left,
left hand, left of center, left-hand, left-hand side, left-winger,
left-wingish, leftism, leftist, levorotatory, liberal, liberalism,
liberalist, liberalistic, near, near side, nigh, on the left, port,
port tack, portside, progressive, progressivism, progressivistic,
radical, sinister, sinistral, sinistrocerebral, sinistrocular,
sinistrogyrate, sinistrorse, verso, wrong side