putschist

noun
putsch·​ist | \ ˈpu̇-chist How to pronounce putschist (audio) \

Definition of putschist

: one who takes part in a putsch

Examples of putschist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Borsa Istanbul fired 120 staff members thought to favor the putschists after three people were gunned down here on that fateful night last July. Isobel Finkel, Bloomberg.com, "Erdogan’s ‘Tank Man’ Spreads Turkey’s New Patriotism," 8 June 2017

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First Known Use of putschist

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Putschist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putschist. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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