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Trotskyite

or Trot·sky·ist

[trot-skee-ahyt]
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noun
  1. a supporter of Trotsky or Trotskyism.
adjective
  1. of or relating to Trotsky or Trotskyism.

Origin of Trotskyite

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Trotskyite

n.

1919, from Leon Trotsky, assumed name of Russian revolutionary leader Lev Davidovich Bronstein (1879-1940) + -ite (1).

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