commie

1

or com·my

[ kom-ee ]
/ ˈkɒm i /

noun, plural com·mies, adjective (often initial capital letter) Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.

QUIZZES

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"

Origin of commie

1
First recorded in 1935–40; comm(unist) + -ie

usage note for commie

The shortened and informal term commie has derogatory connotations, whereas the full form communist is merely descriptive. Both terms refer primarily to an advocate of communism, but have been more widely applied to an enemy, a foreigner, or a person regarded as subversive.

Definition for commie (2 of 2)

commie2
[ kom-ee ]
/ ˈkɒm i /

noun

a playing marble, especially one not used as a shooter.

Origin of commie

2
1920–25; comm(on marble) + -ie
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for commie

British Dictionary definitions for commie

commie

commy

jocular, derogatory

noun, adjective plural -mies

short for communist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012