cryp·​to-fascist | \ ¦krip(ˌ)tō+ \

Definition of crypto-fascist

: one who has secret fascist sympathies but is not an avowed fascist

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First Known Use of crypto-fascist

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crypto-fascist

crypt- + fascist

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“Crypto-fascist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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