Rev·o·lu·tion·a·ry a. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.
Rev·o·lu·tion·a·ry, n. A revolutionist. [R.]
Dumfries was a Tory town, and could not tolerate a revolutionary. --Prof. Wilson.
adj 1: markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary
discovery"; "radical political views" [syn: radical]
2: relating to or having the nature of a revolution;
"revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"
3: advocating or engaged in revolution; "revolutionary
pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta" [ant: counterrevolutionary]
n : a radical supporter of political or social revolution [syn:
revolutionist, subversive, subverter]