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English adjective: partisan

1. partisan devoted to a cause or party


Synonymspartizan


Similarparty-spirited, tendencious, tendentious


Antonymsnonpartisan, nonpartizan


English noun: partisan

1. partisan (person) a fervent and even militant proponent of something


Synonymsdrumbeater, zealot


Broader (hypernym)advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent


Narrower (hyponym)bigot, doctrinaire, dogmatist


Antonymsnonpartisan, nonpartizan

2. partisan (person) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity


Synonymsenthusiast, partizan


Broader (hypernym)admirer, booster, champion, friend, protagonist, supporter


Narrower (hyponym)addict, backslapper, balletomane, fan, fanatic, fiend, freak, gadgeteer, junkie, junky, nut, rooter, shutterbug, sports fan

3. partisan (artifact) a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries


Synonymspartizan


Broader (hypernym)pike









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