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Definition of tory:

  1. A member of the conservative party, as opposed to the progressive party which was formerly called the Whig, and is now called the Liberal, party; an earnest supporter of exsisting royal and ecclesiastical authority.
  2. Of ro pertaining to the Tories.
  3. One who, in the time of the Revolution, favored submitting tothe claims of Great Britain against the colonies; an adherent tothe crown.


right-winger, keep, loyalist, traditionalist, extreme conservative, cavalier, orthodox, conservative, rightist, conservative, reactionary.

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