Meaning of royalist
Pronunciation: (roi'u-list), [key]
- a supporter or adherent of a king or royal government, esp. in times of rebellion or civil war.
- (cap.) a Cavalier adherent of Charles I of England.
- a loyalist in the American Revolution; Tory.
- (cap.) an adherent of the house of Bourbon in France.
- of or pertaining to royalists: royalist sympathies.
- royalist (Thesaurus)