a follower or advocate of the doctrines or methods of the Bolsheviks.
(sometimes lowercase) an ultraradical socialist; any political ultraradical.
Historical Examples

The Red Conspiracy Joseph J. Mereto
The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 16, 1920 Various
The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs
The Jew and American Ideals John Spargo
The Fruits of Victory Norman Angell
Eugenics and Other Evils G. K. Chesterton
Mystery at Geneva Rose Macaulay
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various
Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence


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