1. [ adjective ] (politics) characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality

"democratic government" "a democratic country" "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier

Related terms: undemocratic popular parliamentary classless representative parliamentary antiauthoritarian republican participatory direct elective
2. [ adjective ] (politics) belong to or relating to the Democratic Party

"Democratic senator"

Related terms: democrat
3. [ adjective ] representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large
Synonyms: popular

"democratic art forms" "a democratic or popular movement" "popular thought" "popular science" "popular fiction"

Related terms: common
Similar spelling:   democrat