Old Guardism

Old Guardism
Old Guardist.
/gahr"duyz euhm/
political conservatism.
[1940-45, Amer.; OLD GUARD + -ISM]

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  • old guardism — ˈgärˌdizəm noun Usage: often capitalized O&G : conservatism especially in politics * * * Old Guardist. /gahr duyz euhm/ political conservatism. [1940 45, Amer.; OLD GUARD + ISM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • old guard — noun a faction that is unwilling to accept new ideas • Hypernyms: ↑faction, ↑sect * * * noun Usage: often capitalized O&G Etymology: from the Old Guard, the imperial French guard created by Napoleon I in 1804; translation of French Vieille Garde …   Useful english dictionary

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