crypto-Communist

noun
cryp·​to-Communist | \ ¦krip(ˌ)tō+ \

Definition of crypto-Communist

: one who secretly sympathizes with communism or is secretly a member of the Communist party

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First Known Use of crypto-Communist

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crypto-Communist

crypt- + Communist

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The first known use of crypto-Communist was in 1924

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“Crypto-Communist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crypto-Communist. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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