Meaning of “the right wing” in the English Dictionary

"the right wing" in British English

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the right wingnoun [ S + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˌraɪt ˈwɪŋ/ us /ˌraɪt ˈwɪŋ/

the political right:

He's on the right wing of the party.


uk /ˌraɪtˈwɪŋ/ us /ˌraɪtˈwɪŋ/

C2 supporting the political right:

She's extremely right-wing.

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(Definition of “the right wing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"right-wing" in American English

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us /ˈrɑɪt ˈwɪŋ/

(Definition of “right-wing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)