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commie

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or com·my

[ kom-ee ]
/ ˈkɒm i /
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noun, adjective plural com·mies,(often initial capital letter)Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.
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Origin of commie

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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.

Other definitions for commie (2 of 2)

commie2
[ kom-ee ]
/ ˈkɒm i /

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

Origin of commie

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1920–25; comm(on marble) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for commie

commie

commy

jocular, derogatory

noun, adjective plural -mies
short for communist
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