Share this entry

Share this page

RINO

Syllabification: RINO
Pronunciation: /ˈrīnō
 
/

Definition of RINO in English:

abbreviation

Republican in name only, referring to a member of the Republican Party considered too liberal by more conservative members.
Example sentences
  • Just because she was a "RINO" doesn't mean she was a bad person—or a bad Representative.
  • I don't even think he'll lose the RINO senators.
  • That might help getting some of the RINO support, which is more important than the Democratic support.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something