right wingright wing
the more conservative or reactionary section of a political party or group
Origin of right wingsee right, noun
- The conservative or reactionary faction of a group.
- See right.
(comparative more right-wing, superlative most right-wing)
- (politics) politically in favor of preserving traditional social orders and hierarchies, and/or government non-interference in economic affairs
From the seating arrangement in the French parliament after the French Revolution.