Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Fabianism

[fey-bee-uh-niz-uh m]
noun
  1. the theories of economic and social reform advocated by the Fabian Society.
Show More

Origin of Fabianism

First recorded in 1885–90; Fabian1 + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for fabianism

communism, collectivism, Maoism, Leninism, Bolshevism, Fabianism, Marxism

Examples from the Web for fabianism

Historical Examples of fabianism

  • Fabianism began to achieve a reputation for getting things done--for taking part in "practical affairs."

    A Preface to Politics

    Walter Lippmann

  • After all it is but a form of Socialism, and a first principle of Fabianism has always been free thought.


British Dictionary definitions for fabianism

Fabianism

noun
  1. the beliefs, principles, or practices of the Fabian Society
Show More
Derived FormsFabianist, noun, adjective
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