[fee-de-lee-stuh; Spanish fee-th e-lees-tah]

noun, plural Fi·de·lis·tas [fee-de-lee-stuh z; Spanish fee-th e-lees-tahs] /ˌfi dɛˈli stəz; Spanish ˌfi ðɛˈlis tɑs/.

Origin of Fidelista

1955–60; < Spanish fidelista, equivalent to Fidel (Castro) + -ista -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fidelista

Contemporary Examples of fidelista

  • A devout fidelista, Brugeras told close friends that “Fidel will not recover from this.”

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    The Day Castro Wept

    A. L. Bardach

    September 17, 2009