noun so·cial·ist \ˈsō-sh(ə-)list\

: a person who believes in socialism

Socialist : a member of a political party that supports socialism

Full Definition of SOCIALIST

:  one who advocates or practices socialism
capitalized :  a member of a party or political group advocating socialism
socialist adjective often capitalized
so·cial·is·tic \ˌsō-shə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective
so·cial·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of SOCIALIST

  1. <a lifelong socialist who never lost faith in his cause>

First Known Use of SOCIALIST


Other Government and Politics Terms

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SOCIALIST Defined for Kids


noun so·cial·ist \ˈsō-shə-list\

Definition of SOCIALIST for Kids

:  a person who supports socialism
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