Bolshevist

[ bohl-shuh-vist, bol- ]
/ ˈboʊl ʃə vɪst, ˈbɒl- /
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noun

a follower or advocate of the doctrines or methods of the Bolsheviks.
(sometimes lowercase) an ultraradical socialist; any political ultraradical.

adjective


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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