ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-Stalinist (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-Stalinist was in 1937

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-Stalinist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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