communist

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noun com·mu·nist \ˈkäm-yə-nist, -yü-\

Definition of communist

  1. 1 :  an adherent or advocate of communism

  2. 2 capitalized :  communard

  3. 3a capitalized :  a member of a Communist party or movementb often capitalized :  an adherent or advocate of a Communist government, party, or movement

  4. 4 often capitalized :  one held to engage in left-wing, subversive, or revolutionary activities

communist

adjective, often capitalized

communistic

play \ˌkäm-yə-ˈni-stik, -yü-\ adjective, often capitalized

communistically

play \ˌkäm-yə-ˈni-sti-k(ə-)lē, -yü-\ adverb

Examples of communist in a Sentence

  1. communists were plotting an overthrow of the government

Origin and Etymology of communist

see communism


First Known Use: 1840


COMMUNIST Defined for English Language Learners

communist

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noun com·mu·nist \ˈkäm-yə-nist, -yü-\

Definition of communist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who believes in communism or is a member of a political party that supports communism


COMMUNIST Defined for Kids

communist

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noun com·mu·nist \ˈkä-myə-nəst\

Definition of communist for Students

  1. :  a person who supports communism



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