anti-Stalinist

adjective an·ti-Sta·lin·ist \ ˌan-tē-ˈstä-lə-nist , -ˈsta- , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-Stalinist

: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward Stalinism
  • … a leading anti-Stalinist political dissident during the Soviet era.
  • —Joseph P. Kahn
  • anti-Stalinist Marxism

anti-Stalinist

noun, plural anti-Stalinists
    • He was arrested as part of Stalin's paranoid purge of suspected anti-Stalinists and sentenced to eight years in a labor camp in Siberia.
    • —Ann Blackman

First Known Use of anti-stalinist

1937

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