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How Do You Spell WHIG?

Correct spelling for the English word "whig" is [w_ˈɪ_ɡ], [wˈɪɡ], [wˈɪɡ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for WHIG

Below is the list of 181 misspellings for the word "whig".

Similar spelling word for WHIG

Plural form of WHIG is WHIGS

Definition of WHIG

  1. One of a political party which grew up in England in the seventeenth century, in the reigns of Charles I. and II., when great contests existed respecting the royal prerogatives and the rights of the people. Those who supported the king in his high claims were called Tories, and the advocates of popular rights, of parliamentary power over the crown, and of toleration to Dissenters, were, after 1679, called Whigs. The terms Liberal and Radical have now generally superseded Whig in English politics. See the note under Tory.

Anagrams of WHIG

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Usage Examples for WHIG

  1. Just before dinner St. John was talking to a little group, among whom curiosity seemed to have drawn the Whig parson whom I have before mentioned. - "Devereux, Book I." by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. The civil war had carried the Whig principle a little too far for the Whigs. - "A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4)" by Justin McCarthy

What does whig stand for?

Abbreviation WHIG means:

  1. Wildlife Habitat Improvement Group
  2. Work and Health Information Gateway ( UK)
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