Meaning of Klansman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈklanzmən/

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nounplural noun Klansmen

  • A member of the Ku Klux Klan.

    ‘He has been a neo-Nazi and Klansman since his teens.’
    • ‘He is the second former Klansman tried in connection with the bombing.’
    • ‘In 1924, 6,500 Klansmen paraded through downtown Indianapolis to a cheering crowd of 75,000 onlookers after Klan election victories.’
    • ‘His conviction came 41 years to the day after the trio was mobbed and killed by Klansmen.’
    • ‘They had been stopped for speeding, jailed briefly and then released, after which they were ambushed by a gang of Klansmen.’
    • ‘Opening arguments are expected tomorrow in the trial of a former Klansman in the 1963 bombing of a black church.’
    • ‘In the most disturbing image of all, the young son of a Klansman gazes with casual indifference at a noose where a black-faced doll hangs.’
    • ‘Part of the problem stems from the book's function as a memoir of the author's personal quest to discover whether her father was a Klansman.’
    • ‘He attempted to force prosecutors to drop charges against a Klansman already convicted of burning a cross in the yard of an interracial couple with a young child.’
    • ‘The former Klansman was sentenced to life in prison.’
    • ‘The mayor was a Klansman, and the Klan controlled the legislature and the governor's office.’