Definition of ideologue in English:


Syllabification: i·de·o·logue
Pronunciation: /ˈīdēəˌlôɡ, ˈidēəˌlôɡ


An adherent of an ideology, especially one who is uncompromising and dogmatic: a conservative ideologue
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  • It's time to lay down the law to the extremist uncompromising ideologues.
  • The federal judiciary in particular is increasingly dominated by right-wing ideologues.
  • The years of perestroika witnessed the transformation of Izvestia into the leading ideologue of capitalist reforms.


early 19th century: from French idéologue; see also ideology.

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