[n] an advocate of democratic principles
[n] a member of the Democratic Party
\Dem"o*crat\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]mocrate.]
1. One who is an adherent or advocate of democracy, or government by the people. Whatever they call him, what care I, Aristocrat, democrat, autocrat. --Tennyson.
2. A member of the Democratic party. [U.S.]
\Dem"o*crat\, n. A large light uncovered wagon with two or more seats. [U. S.]