Mugwump

The Mugwumps were Republican political activists who bolted from the United States Republican Party by supporting Democratic candidate Grover Cleveland in the United States presidential election of 1884. They switched parties because they rejected the financial corruption associated with Republican candidate James G. Blaine. In a close election, t...
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Mugwump

• (n.) A bolter from the Republican party in the national election of 1884; an Independent.
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mugwump

noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
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Mugwump

noun someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884
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Mugwump

Mug'wump` noun [ Confer Algonquin mugquomp a chief.] A bolter from the Republican party in the national election of 1884; an Independent. [ Political Cant, U.S.]
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mugwump

a neutral or uncommitted person, especially in politics
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Mugwump

in U.S. politics, member of a reform-oriented faction of the Republican Party that refused to support the candidacy of James G. Blaine for the ... [1 related articles]
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mugwump

In US political history, a colloquial name for the reform Republicans who voted in the 1884 presidential election for Grover Cleveland, the Democratic candidate, rather than for the Republican...
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Mugwump

Mugwump is a word of the Massachusetts Indians, meaning a great personage (mugquomp). After long use in American localities, and occasional use in American politics, it came into prominence in 1884, being then applied to those independent members of the Republican party, who openly refused to vote for the party's candidate, Blaine. Thus the name ca...
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Mugwump

Mugwump is American slang for an important, powerful person.
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Mugwump

One who acts independently, 1884, Mugwump Republicans.
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mugwump

one who is neutral politically
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mugwump

[n] - someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884 2. [n] - a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
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