noun \ˈa-nər-kist, -ˌnär-\

: a person who believes that government and laws are not necessary

Full Definition of ANARCHIST

:  a person who rebels against any authority, established order, or ruling power
:  a person who believes in, advocates, or promotes anarchism or anarchy; especially :  one who uses violent means to overthrow the established order
anarchist or an·ar·chis·tic \ˌa-nər-ˈkis-tik, -(ˌ)när-\ adjective

First Known Use of ANARCHIST


Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism


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