leftism

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

left·ism

noun \ˈlef-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of LEFTISM

1
:  the principles and views of the left; also :  the movement embodying these principles
2
:  advocacy of or adherence to the doctrines of the left
left·ist \-tist\ noun or adjective

Examples of LEFTISM

  1. <the candidate's opponents are working overtime to paint him as a champion of extreme leftism>

First Known Use of LEFTISM

1920

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: left–laid
Previous Word in the Dictionary: leftish
All Words Near: leftism

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up leftism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).