[kom-yuh-nist] /ˈkɒm yə nɪst/
(initial capital letter) a member of the Communist Party or movement.
an advocate of .
a person who is regarded as supporting politically leftist or subversive causes.
(usually initial capital letter) a Communard.
(initial capital letter) of or relating to the Communist Party or to Communism.
pertaining to communists or .
of, characteristic of, or relating to communism
a supporter of any form of communism
(often capital) a supporter of Communism or a Communist movement or state
(often capital) a member of a Communist party
(often capital) (US) any person holding left-wing views, esp when considered subversive
a person who practises communal living; communalist
another name for Communard
of, characterized by, favouring, or relating to communism; communistic
1841, as both a noun and adjective, from French communiste (see communism). First attested in writing by John Goodwin Barmby (1820-1881), British Owenite and utopian socialist who founded the London Communist Propaganda Society in 1841. Main modern sense emerged after publication of Communist Manifesto (“Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei”) in 1848. Shortened form Commie attested from 1940. Related: Communistic.
A supporter of communism.
noun 1. . noun 1. an international organization (1919–43), founded in Moscow, uniting Communist groups of various countries and advocating the attainment of their ends by violent revolution. Also called Comintern, Communist International. Compare (def 6). noun 1. another name for Comintern
noun 1. a pamphlet (1848) by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: first statement of the principles of modern communism. noun 1. a political pamphlet written by Marx and Engels in 1848: a fundamental statement of Marxist principles
noun 1. a political party advocating the principles of communism, especially as developed by Marx and Lenin. noun 1. (in non-Communist countries) a political party advocating Communism 2. (in Communist countries) the single official party of the state, composed of those who officially espouse Communism
[kom-yuh-nist] /ˈkɒm yə nɪst/ noun 1. (initial capital letter) a member of the Communist Party or movement. 2. an advocate of . 3. a person who is regarded as supporting politically leftist or subversive causes. 4. (usually initial capital letter) a Communard. adjective 5. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the Communist Party or […]