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An independent neutral politician
Member of the reform faction of the early Republican Party. In 1884 the Mugwumps refused to support the Republican presidential candidate, James Blaine, whom they considered politically corrupt, and campaigned instead for Democratic nominee Grover Cleveland, whom they saw as a reformer. The term, derived from an Indian word for "war leader," had been used in political slang to mean "kingpin" and was applied to the breakaway group by a New York newspaper. In U.S. political slang mugwump came to mean any independent voter; the term was later adopted in England
a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
A bolter from the Republican party in the national election of 1884; an Independent
presidential election of 1884
a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics) someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U
someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U S presidential election of 1884
{i} politician who flaunts his independence; bolter of the Republican Party during the United States presidential election of 1884; politically neutral or uncommitted person
mugwumps
plural of mugwump
mugwump

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    [ 'm&g-"w&mp ] (noun.) 1884. From the Algonquian: great chief, from mogki great + -omp man

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