Meaning of revolutionary
Pronunciation: (rev"u-l'shu-ner"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ar•ies.
- of, pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a revolution, or a sudden, complete, or marked change: a revolutionary junta.
- radically new or innovative; outside or beyond established procedure, principles, etc.: a revolutionary discovery.
- (cap.) of or pertaining to the American Revolution or to the period contemporaneous with it in U.S. history: Revolutionary heroes; Revolutionary weapons.
- a revolutionist.
- revolutionary (Thesaurus)