Word of the Day – Jan. 13 – Mugwump

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Noun: Mugwump  (MUG-wump)

Definition:

1: A bolter from the Republican party in 1884.

2: A person who is independent (as in politics) or who remains undecided or neutral.

Example sentence: Woodrow Wilson was a mugwump, reacting negatively to the new, industrialist class, but maintaining a strong belief in the triumph of American ideals and progress.

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