noun Oc·to·brist \-brə̇st\

Definition of Octobrist



  1. 1 :  a member of a moderately liberal political party in czarist Russia whose principles of constitutional government and measures of reform were expressed in an imperial manifesto of October, 1905

  2. 2 [translation of Russian oktyabrenok; from the Russian Communist revolution that began on October 25, 1917, Old Style (November 7, New Style)] :  a member of a Russian Communist youth organization with members between the ages of 8 and 10 — compare pioneer

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Origin and Etymology of octobrist

octobr- (from october) + -ist; translation of Russian oktyabrist

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to criticize severely

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