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Definition of 'Mugwump'
From: WordNet
noun
Someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884
noun
A neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics) [syn: mugwump, independent, fencesitter]
Definition of 'Mugwump'
From: GCIDE
mugwump \mug"wump`\, n. [Cf. Algonquin mugquomp a chief.] 1. A bolter from the Republican party in the national election of 1884; an Independent. [Political Cant, U.S.] [1913 Webster] 2. A person who is undecided about an issue, especially a political one; a person who takes a neutral stance on an issue; a fence-sitter. [PJC] Mugwumpery
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