English

Definition of the New Left from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the New Left

 
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
 
jump to other results
a group of people who developed left-wing political ideas in many countries, especially the US, in the 1960s. They protested against the conditions of poor people in society, and against the Vietnam War, but they did not support the Soviet Union. The New Left included many students and writers.