[ US /ˈtɔɹi/ ]
- a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
- an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
- a member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832; was the opposition party to the Whigs
How To Use Tory In A Sentence
- Statutory rape laws were first enacted to protect minors from older predators.
- The poems, plays, and essays of the committed cultural nationalist are characterized by a markedly hortatory or didactic manner.
- Before we did anything we wrote and rewrote the script until we felt what we had got written down was a really good story.
- Hopefully, North Norfolk will soon shake off this surreal obsession with the Lib Dems and embrace their NE Cambs neighbour's decent Tory stance. Will Iain Dale have to repay the donations ?
- However, by that time I was so hooked by the story that I let it pass.
- Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?
- The bombardment of the GPO had fascinated MacMurrough: the annunciatory puffs of smoke and the flames that roared to greet them; then the crashing gun’s report, the shell’s eruption—an illogical sequence, effect before cause, an object lesson in the madness of war. At Swim, Two Boys
- Don't break in when he is telling the story.
- The right back found himself in unfamiliar territory in the opposing penalty area after a swift exchange of passes that opened up Reading's defence. Times, Sunday Times
- I wish people would bother to learn some history instead of regurgitating propaganda.