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noun [countable] American showing disapproval RINO pronunciation in British English /ˈraɪnəʊ/
  1. 1
    Republican in name only: in the US, a member of the Republican party whose political views are considered insufficiently conservative by other Republicans
    The top ten RINOs who advised this RINO candidate were a self-reinforcing bunch of losers.
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    initialism for "Republican in Name Only." It is used by conservative Republicans in the US against others in their party whom they think are not conservative enough on social issues.
    The push to target RINOs is being led by several new groups in the state.
    Submitted by Orin Hargraves from United States on 18/09/2012


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