Nazi

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noun Na·zi \ˈnät-sē, ˈnat-\

Definition of Nazi

  1. 1 :  a member of a German fascist party controlling Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler

  2. 2 often not capitalized a :  one who espouses the beliefs and policies of the German Nazis :  fascist b :  one who is likened to a German Nazi :  a harshly domineering, dictatorial, or intolerant person

nazi

adjective often capitalized

nazification

play \ˌnät-si-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌnat-\ noun often capitalized

nazify

play \ˈnät-si-ˌfī, ˈnat-\ transitive verb often capitalized

Examples of nazi in a sentence

  1. a gang of racist Nazis

Origin and Etymology of nazi

German, by shortening & alteration from Nationalsozialist, from national national + Sozialist socialist


First Known Use: 1930


NAZI Defined for English Language Learners

Nazi

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noun Na·zi \ˈnät-sē, ˈnat-\

Definition of Nazi for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a German political party that controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler

  • : an evil person who wants to use power to control and harm other people especially because of their race, religion, etc.


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