Tory vs Tody - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between tory and tody
is that tory
is a political conservative supporting monarchy and traditional political and social institutions while tody
is any of the genus todus
of small insectivorous caribbean birds.
As an adjective tory
is conservative, right-wing.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(British) A member or supporter of the Conservative Party, which evolved from Royalist politicians; associated with upholding the rights of the monarchy and the privileges of the established Church.
(by extension) One who is like a British Tory; someone politically conservative.
(Canada) A member or supporter of the Conservative Party of Canada, one of that party's predecessors, or an affiliated provincial political party.
(historical) A pejorative nickname given to the political factions who sought to exclude from the throne of England (the Exclusioners) in the 17th century.
(now, historical, pejorative) An Irish rebel fighting against English rule at the end of the Confederate War and Cromwellian invasion; later extended to other rebels or bandits.
(US, historical, American Revolution) A loyal British citizen.
(US, historical, American Civil War, Confederate states) A Union sympathizer.
* (Politically conservative) conservative, small-c conservative
* (Canada) Conservative, Progressive Conservative, PC,
* (American Revolution) loyalist, Loyalist, United Empire Loyalist
* blue Tory
* red Tory
* Torify, Toryfy
(British) Of or belonging to the Tory Party or the Conservative Party.
(Canada) Of or belonging to the Conservative Party of Canada, one of that party's predecessors, or an affiliated provincial political party.
Any of the genus Todus of small insectivorous Caribbean birds.