pinko

noun
\ ˈpiŋ-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce pinko (audio) \
plural pinkos also pinkoes

Definition of pinko

: a person who holds advanced liberal or moderately radical political or economic views

First Known Use of pinko

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Pinko.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinko. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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pinko

noun
How to pronounce pinko (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of pinko

informal
US, disapproving : a person who is a communist or socialist or who supports the ideas of communists and socialists
British : a person whose political or economic opinions are slightly liberal or radical

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