: a member of a group espousing the programs and policies of Hitler's Nazis
neo-Nazi adjective
neo-Nazism noun

Examples of neo-Nazi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, seemingly out of nowhere, Elon Musk used his considerable social media clout to amplify an online mob’s misguided rants accusing the 22-year-old from California of being an undercover agent in a neo-Nazi group. Donie O'Sullivan, CNN, 20 Nov. 2023 The University of Wisconsin-Madison condemned a neo-Nazi march that took place in the state's capital city Saturday. Rebecca Cohen, NBC News, 18 Nov. 2023 In Fine’s view, DeSantis has insufficiently addressed numerous neo-Nazi marches that have taken place in Florida in recent years. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2023 Your state has heard from both Marco Rubio and Rick Scott condemning those neo-Nazi protests. Nbc Universal, NBC News, 29 Oct. 2023 Her group says the flyers are distributed by the Goyim Defense League, an organization Stop Antisemitism describes as neo-Nazi and white supremacist. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Oct. 2023 Pro-Hamas extremists and neo-Nazis are flooding social media with calls for violence, prompting U.S. law enforcement to prepare for the possibility of attacks. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 19 Oct. 2023 And Rumble has even allowed the Holocaust denier and openly racist Nick Fuentes the ability to profit off of his neo-Nazi rhetoric. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 17 Oct. 2023 Parents of white kids should also know that far-right and neo-Nazi groups have been growing, in part, by actively recruiting white teens (often boys) online. Ellen Friedrichs, Parents, 14 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of neo-Nazi was in 1938

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“Neo-Nazi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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