Definition of O'Connellite in English:

O'Connellite

noun

  • A supporter or adherent of Daniel O'Connell or his policies.

Pronunciation

O'Connellite

/ə(ʊ)ˈkɒnəlʌɪt/ /ə(ʊ)ˈkɒn(ə)lʌɪt/

adjective

  • Of or designating the O'Connellites.

Pronunciation

O'Connellite

/ə(ʊ)ˈkɒnəlʌɪt/ /ə(ʊ)ˈkɒn(ə)lʌɪt/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Dublin Evening Post. From the name of Daniel O'Connell, Irish nationalist leader, statesman, and social reformer + -ite.