a member of a party of Southern Democrats opposed to the civil rights platform of the Democratic Party in 1948
Origin of DixiecratDixie + (demo)crat
A member of a dissenting group of Democrats in the South who formed the States' Rights Party in 1948.
Origin of DixiecratDixie1 + (Demo)crat.
- (US, politics, dated) a member of the Democratic Party of the United States of America, from the southern United States, one of the former territories of the Confederate States of America, who hold socially conservative viewpoints, and supports racial segregation and white power
- (US, politics) a member of the States' Rights Democratic Party of the United States of America