Origin of communist
Related Words for communistcomrade, sympathizer, red, Marxist, pinko, Commie, apparatchik, Socialist, Bolshevist, Trotskyite, Bolshevik, Maoist, Stalinist, Leninist
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Contemporary Examples of communist
When communism was a threat, it was construed as a communist plot.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
The Communist Party of China gets a bad rap for cracking down on religion.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma
December 28, 2014
Other communist countries that withdrew their films and delegates included East Germany, Cuba, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies
December 17, 2014
The ISI came to the CIA for assistance in fostering a revolt that had developed in the Afghan countryside against Communist rule.CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?
Chuck Cogan, John MacGaffin
December 15, 2014
The progressive Cohen even sarcastically joked that another congressman was “a communist just like me.”Southern Dems Won’t Rise Again
December 5, 2014
Historical Examples of communist
Godwin was a communist, and so, in some degree, were most of his friends.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle
H. N. Brailsford
At Paris, later on, he took part in the Communist rising, and was condemned to death.A Zola Dictionary
J. G. Patterson
Introduction to the Communist Manifesto (English edition, 1888).Socialism
It is inaccurate to refer to the eastern part of Germany as "communist Germany."
The Foreign Policy Association is not a communist organization.
1841, as both a noun and adjective, from French communiste (see communism). First attested in writing by John Goodwin Barmby (1820-1881), British Owenite and utopian socialist who founded the London Communist Propaganda Society in 1841. Main modern sense emerged after publication of Communist Manifesto ("Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei") in 1848. Shortened form Commie attested from 1940. Related: Communistic.
A supporter of communism.