Definition of “democrat” - English Dictionary

“democrat” in American English

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democratnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdem·əˌkræt/

politics & government a person who supports or believes in government by the people or their representatives

(Definition of “democrat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“democrat” in Business English

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democratnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdeməkræt/ us POLITICS

a person who believes in and supports the principles of democracy


a member or supporter of the Democratic Party in the US:

Democrats traditionally support higher taxes, mostly levied against the wealthier segments of society.

(Definition of “democrat” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)