Par´ti`san   Pronunciation: pär´tĭ`zan
n.1.An adherent to a party or faction; esp., one who is strongly and passionately devoted to a party or an interest.
2.(Mil.) The commander of a body of detached light troops engaged in making forays and harassing an enemy.
a.1.Adherent to a party or faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party; as, blinded by partisan zeal.
2.(Mil.) Serving as a partisan in a detached command; as, a partisan officer or corps.
Partisan ranger
(Mil.) a member of a partisan corps.
n.1.A kind of halberd or pike; also, a truncheon; a staff.
Noun1.partisan - a fervent and even militant proponent of something
Synonyms: drumbeater, zealot
2.partisan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
Synonyms: enthusiast, partizan
3.partisan - a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
Synonyms: partizan
Adj.1.partisan - devoted to a cause or party
Synonyms: partizan
nonpartisan, nonpartizan - free from party affiliation or bias
2.partisan - adhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination or party; "denominational prejudice"
Synonyms: denominational
Charley, Conservative, Democrat, Labourite, Maecenas, Republican, Tory, VC, Vietcong, Whig, abettor, acquaintance, admirer, advocate, aficionado, aggressive, alter ego, angel, antiblack, apologist, appendage, backer, bellicose, belligerent, best friend, biased, bickering, bigoted, bipartisan, biparty, blind, booster, bosom friend, brother, buff, bushfighter, bushwhacker, casual, casual acquaintance, cavaliere servente, champion, chauvinistic, close acquaintance, close friend, cohort, colored, combative, confidant, confidante, courtier, dangler, defender, denominational, dependence, dependent, devoted, die-hard, disciple, disputatious, divisive, doctrinaire, dogmatic, encourager, endorser, enthusiast, eristic, exponent, factional, factious, familiar, fan, fanatic, favorer, fellow, fellow creature, fellowman, flunky, following, freedom, friend, friend at court, guerilla, guerrilla, hanger-on, heeler, homme de cour, influenced, inseparable friend, interested, intimate, involved, irascible, irregular, irritable, jaundiced, know-nothing, limited, litigious, lover, loyalist, mainstay, maintainer, maquis, maquisard, myopic, narrow, narrow-minded, neighbor, nonobjective, one-sided, opinionated, other self, paranymph, parasite, parochial, partial, party, party faithful, party hack, party man, party member, party wheelhorse, patriot, patron, pickup, polarizing, polemic, prejudiced, prepossessed, promoter, protagonist, public, pugnacious, pursuer, pursuivant, quarrelsome, racist, registered Democrat, registered Republican, regular, reliance, repository, resistance, resistance fighter, rooter, satellite, second, seconder, sectarian, sectary, sectional, sexist, shadow, short-sighted, shrewish, sider, sponsor, stalwart, standby, stooge, superpatriotic, support, supporter, sustainer, swayed, sympathizer, tagtail, tail, tendentious, trainbearer, twisted, ultranationalist, underground, underground fighter, undetached, undispassionate, unneutral, unreasoning, upholder, votary, ward heeler, warped, well-wisher, wheelhorse, wrangling, xenophobic, zealot
Translate Partisan to Spanish, Translate Partisan to German, Translate Partisan to French
particulate matter
particulate radiation
Parties to a suit in equity
Parties to actions
Parting fellow
Parting pulley
Parting sand
Parting strip
Parting tool
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Partisan ranger
Partition of numbers
partition off
partitioned off
Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan
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