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[bohl-shuh-vist, bol-]
  1. a follower or advocate of the doctrines or methods of the Bolsheviks.
  2. (sometimes lowercase) an ultraradical socialist; any political ultraradical.
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  1. Bolshevistic.
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Origin of Bolshevist

First recorded in 1915–20; Bolshev(ik) + -ist
Related formsan·ti-Bol·she·vist, noun, adjectivenon-Bol·she·vist, nounpro-Bol·she·vist, noun, adjective
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Related Words for bolshevist

comrade, sympathizer, red, Marxist, pinko, Commie, apparatchik, Socialist, Bolshevist, Trotskyite, Bolshevik, Maoist, Stalinist, Leninist

Examples from the Web for bolshevist

Historical Examples of bolshevist

  • Some of them had enunciated Bolshevist doctrines as wild as any of Flynn's or Jacobi's.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • Here is a Bolshevist manifesto to the Turkish masses, published in the summer of 1920.

    The New World of Islam

    Lothrop Stoddard

  • Then perhaps I was an anarchist or a Bolshevist, he persisted.

    Chimney-Pot Papers

    Charles S. Brooks

  • The Bolshevist is above all a bourgeois; a Jewish intellectual of the town.

    Eugenics and Other Evils

    G. K. Chesterton

  • What of the Prussian who, after all, had his ideal, as the Bolshevist has his?