or tsar·ist, tzar·ist

[ zahr-ist, tsahr- ]
/ ˈzɑr ɪst, ˈtsɑr- /

adjective Also czar·is·tic, tsar·is·tic, tzar·is·tic [zah-ris-tik, tsah-] /zɑˈrɪs tɪk, tsɑ-/ .

of, relating to, or characteristic of a czar or the system and principles of government under a czar.
autocratic; dictatorial.


an adherent of a czar or of czarism.

Origin of czarist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for czarist

/ (ˈzɑːrɪst) /

adjective, noun

a variant spelling (esp US) of tsaristSee tsarism
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