commie

1

or com·my

[kom-ee]

Origin of commie

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

Usage note

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.

commie

2
[kom-ee]
noun
  1. a playing marble, especially one not used as a shooter.

Origin of commie

2
1920–25; comm(on marble) + -ie
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Examples from the Web for commie

Contemporary Examples of commie

Historical Examples of commie

  • Would you fight, and if need be, die, to save our civilization and slay the Commie monsters in their lairs?

    Telempathy

    Vance Simonds


British Dictionary definitions for commie

commie

commy

jocular, derogatory
noun, adjective plural -mies
  1. short for communist
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