OTHER WORDS FROM leftistleftism, nounan·ti·left·ist, adjective
How to use leftist in a sentence
He said that while liberals are people he “disagrees with on taxes and government interventionism,” leftists want to target his advertisers, deplatform him and ensure he can’t make a living.Bernie Sanders is often called a liberal. He’d beg to differ. Who is actually a liberal?|Graham Vyse|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
So McElveen was dismayed when support and opposition to his policy at first broke along partisan lines, with conservatives interpreting it as just the latest leftist excess.
Night after night, Fox News offers prime-time viewers its “leftist-assault-on-speech” show.So you’re being held accountable? That’s not ‘cancel culture.’|Margaret Sullivan|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
There was a smooth transition from militant liberalism to what was dubbed New Leftism.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trouble is this: when “leftism” becomes an identity element, it makes leftist politics involuntary.The Israeli Left's Identity Issues|Elisheva Goldberg|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sarkozy, after all, campaigned against the excesses of 1960s leftism.Carla on the Couch|Eric Pape|October 22, 2009|DAILY BEAST
No sooner does the Left of some party break off and found a new party than it is immediately confronted by its own Leftism.The Fruits of Victory|Norman Angell
British Dictionary definitions for leftist
Derived forms of leftistleftism, noun
Cultural definitions for leftist
One who holds a left-wing viewpoint; someone who seeks radical social and economic change in the direction of greater equality.