commie

noun, often capitalized
com·​mie | \ ˈkä-mē How to pronounce commie (audio) \

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alleged that commies had infiltrated every level of the federal government
Recent Examples on the Web Here’s the sad truth: our special relationship is less special now that the U.K. has embraced the surveillance state commies at Huawei,’’ said U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, a Republican on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Washington Post, "In snub to US, Britain will allow Huawei in 5G networks," 29 Jan. 2020 Hold up: Americans don’t look to Chinese commies for the truth. NBC News, "Romney blasts Trump over 'wrong and appalling' call for China to probe Bidens," 4 Oct. 2019 Americans don’t look to Chinese commies for the truth. Fortune, "President Trump Keeps Tweeting About Mitt Romney—and Even Called for His Impeachment," 5 Oct. 2019 The party of family values adores a man who mocked women’s looks and lied about secret payments to a Playboy bunny, and the days of GOP hatred of commies is officially over, because Russia helped elect Trump. Steve Lopezcolumnist, Los Angeles Times, "Column: Michelle Obama for president. The only one who can beat Trump?," 24 Aug. 2019 Starcourt is a lush, kid-friendly hangout — and an invasive commie plot. Darren Franich, EW.com, "The ending of Stranger Things 3 proves the limits of nostalgia: EW review, with spoilers," 4 July 2019 Not to mention books about Churchill and the Irish, Churchill and the Yanks, Churchill and the commies. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "Please, Santa: Not Another Tome About Churchill," 20 Dec. 2018 The right’s Pavlovian reaction to Ocasio-Cortez’s budget-busting democratic socialism has trapped it in a comforting haze of commie-fighting nostalgia. Will Wilkinson, Vox, "“Socialism” vs. “capitalism” is a false dichotomy," 16 Aug. 2018 Milwaukee's SafeHouse, the spy-themed restaurant set in the Cold War, told a joke dissing commies. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin had some jokes to share on National Tell a Joke Day," 16 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of commie

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for commie

by shortening & alteration

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“Commie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commie. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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