Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

Bonapartist

[boh-nuh-pahr-tist] /ˈboʊ nəˌpɑr tɪst/
noun
1.
an adherent of the Bonapartes or their policies.
Origin of Bonapartist
1805-1815
1805-15; earlier Buonapartist. See Bonaparte, -ist
Related forms
Bonapartism, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for bonapartism
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for bonapartism

Bonapartism

/ˈbəʊnəpɑːˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
a political system resembling the rules of the Bonapartes, esp Napoleon I and Napoleon III: centralized government by a military dictator, who enjoys popular support given expression in plebiscites
2.
(esp in France) support for the government or dynasty of Napoleon Bonaparte
Derived Forms
Bonapartist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for bonapartism

Word Value for bonapartism

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends