Sans-culotte meaning

sănzkyo͝o-lŏt, -ko͝o-, säɴ-kü-lôt
Alternative form of sans-culotte.
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A plebian Parisian, especially a lower-class republican during the French Revolution. [from 18th c.]
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A radical republican from the urban lower and artisanal classes during the French Revolution.
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A revolutionary extremist.
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A revolutionary.
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Any radical or revolutionary.
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Origin of sans-culotte

  • French sans without culotte breeches

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary