nationalist

[ nash-uh-nl-ist, nash-nuh-list ]
/ ˈnæʃ ə nl ɪst, ˈnæʃ nə lɪst /

noun

a person devoted to nationalism.
(initial capital letter) a member of a political group advocating or fighting for national independence, a strong national government, etc.

adjective

Also na·tion·al·is·tic. of, relating to, or promoting nationalism: the beginnings of a nationalist movement.
(initial capital letter) of, relating to, or noting a political group advocating or fighting for national independence, a strong national government, etc.

Origin of nationalist

First recorded in 1705–15; national + -ist

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for antinationalist

antinationalist

/ (ˌæntɪˈnæʃənəlɪst) /

noun

a person who is opposed to nationalism

adjective

opposed to nationalism
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