Definition of Spartacist
: 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: 1919See Words from the same year
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