conventionalist definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, pertaining to, or promoting conventionalism
  • noun:
    • A member or supporter for the nationwide Convention.
    • A supporter or adherent of conventionalism
    • a person who adheres to a convention or pact.
    • person who is influenced by conventionalism.
    • one that adheres to conventional usages; a formalist.
    • person who adheres to a convention or treaty.
    • [cap.] In united states of america history, a name presumed because of the more radical faction associated with the Democratic-Republican party in Pennsylvania during several years succeeding 1808. They had formerly also borne the title of “Friends of the People.”

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