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comsymp

[kom-simp] /ˈkɒmˌsɪmp/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person who sympathizes with communists.
Origin of comsymp
1960-1965
1960-65; com(munist) symp(athizer)
Usage note
This term is historically associated with the John Birch Society, a once prominent radical-right political organization, whose leaders used the term to describe their critics.
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