a person who believes in or sympathizes with fascism.
(often initial capital letter) a member of a fascist movement or party.
a person who is dictatorial or has extreme right-wing views.
Also fa·scis·tic [fuh-shis-tik]. /fəˈʃɪs tɪk/. of or like fascism or fascists.
- fa·scis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- an·ti·fas·cist, noun, adjective
- non·fas·cist, noun, adjective
- pre·fas·cist, adjective, noun
- pro·fas·cist, adjective, noun
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How to use fascist in a sentence
Though he probably cannot name the political theory he has embraced, his own recklessness, vanity and authoritarian instincts have led him down fascist grooves.
The fact that calling out a fascist and being a fascist are put on the same platform or the same plane is incredibly upsetting.Seth Rogen says calling his criticism of Ted Cruz a ‘Twitter spat’ distracts from the real political issue | Sonia Rao | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
The Mods were, album after album, year after year, grumbling into the void about fascists and hypocrites both.Sleaford Mods gets introspective, but don’t think they’ve gone soft | Zachary Lipez | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Created during comics’ Golden Age, Cap was one of the earliest Marvel heroes — and one of the most explicitly anti-fascist.Can Captain America serve two dramatically different versions of America? | Aja Romano | January 12, 2021 | Vox
Twitter is simply cracking down on conservatives, abusing its platform, breaching contracts, tortious interfering with businesses, and engaging in fascist suppression of truth and speech.Twitter purged more than 70,000 accounts affiliated with QAnon following Capitol riot | Tony Romm, Elizabeth Dwoskin | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
“Scratch a liberal, find a fascist every time,” Woods tweeted in April.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the time, Valli was in Europe, married to a fascist type who was minor-order royalty.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fact the Berlin Wall was called the Anti-fascist Rampart, as I recall.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall | William O’Connor | November 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Earlier this week Putin referred to the UIA as a "pro-fascist organization" and condemned Ukraine for glorifying it.
We had gone from late-Weimar period to the 1933-torchlight-parade stage of fascist takeover.From ISIS to Ebola, What Has Made Naomi Wolf So Paranoid? | Michael Moynihan | October 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It had happened in Burgos, in April of 1938, during a review of the 12th Division of the fascist army.
A man who marched with the men who put that fascist bullet through the throat of Uncle Carlos.
We all know what this hypocritical neutrality really is; how it shields the vile aid that fascist Spain is lending to the Axis.
Franco is a fascist, and today fascism must triumph all over the world or be crushed forever.
The man with the papers lifts a heavy fist and he lets fly with a blow that knocks out the fascist's front teeth.
British Dictionary definitions for fascist (1 of 2)
an adherent or practitioner of fascism
any person regarded as having right-wing authoritarian views
characteristic of or relating to fascism
- fascistically, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for Fascist (2 of 2)
a supporter or member of the Italian Fascist movement
of or relating to Italian Fascism
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