crypto-fascist

noun

cryp·​to-fascist
¦krip(ˌ)tō+
: one who has secret fascist sympathies but is not an avowed fascist

Word History

Etymology

crypt- + fascist

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crypto-fascist was in 1927

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“Crypto-fascist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crypto-fascist. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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