Baathism

noun Baath·ism \ˈbä-thi-zəm\
variants: or

Ba'athism

\ˈbä-thi-zəm\

Definition of Baathism

  1. :  the principles and policies of the Baath political party of Iraq and Syria characterized especially by promotion of pan-Arab socialism

Baathist

play or

Ba'athist

\-thist\ noun or adjective

Origin and Etymology of baathism

Baath (Party) (partial translation of Arabic ḥizb al-baʽath, literally, Renaissance Party) + -ism


First Known Use: 1963


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