ideologue ideologue  /ˈaɪ di ə loʊɡ/


  • (n) an advocate of some ideology


  1. North Carolina's unbending Senator goes his own way For years he was regarded as a solitary pip-squeak voice on the far right, a lonely ideologue from a Southern.
  2. Lysenko was a peasant-born agronomist and Marxist ideologue who rejected Mendel's ideas because they contradicted the doctrine of dialectical materialism.
  3. Robert Bork is a right-wing ideologue.


  1. Indian Opposition Leader Resigns Party Posts

    Indian opposition leader Advani resigns to protest party decision to elevate ideologue        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. India opposition party names Modi to head campaign

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India's main opposition party announced Sunday that a deeply divisive Hindu ideologue will head its 2014 election campaign, indicating he would likely be its choice for prime minister if the party were to win.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Leonard Pitts: Right-wing ideologue mocks mental health's importance

    Posing as journalist, ideologue turns Obama's support of mental health professionals into political game.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Tennessean


  1. "I have been called a lot of things, but never a great satan," Stone said in the statement. "I wish the Iranian people well, and only hope their experience with an inept, rigid ideologue president goes better than ours."
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Oliver Stone Source: USA Today

  2. "He's a boastful character. I think after four years of silence, he'd probably like to be up there with the likes of bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahri as a major figure and ideologue, and impress people with everything he's done," said Ahmed...
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Ahmed Rashid Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I am not an ideologue," Obama assured his audience, prompting some murmuring in the crowd.
    on Jan 29, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

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