Spartacist

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noun Spar·ta·cist \ˈspär-tə-sist\

Definition of Spartacist

  1. :  a member of a revolutionary political group organized in Germany in 1918 and advocating extreme socialistic doctrines

Origin and Etymology of spartacist

German Spartakist, from Spartakusbund, literally, league of Spartakus, a revolutionary organization, from Spartakus, pen name of Karl Liebknecht, its cofounder


First Known Use: 1919


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