Related formsMc·Car·thy·ite, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for mccarthyism
McCarthyism was the norm: a threat to democracy laid to rest by the legislative branch of the American government.
The NRA is certainly less of an evil than slavery, but is it really less ugly than McCarthyism?
But by 1953, with McCarthyism and the second Red Scare in full swing, the FBI moved from surreptitious research to direct contact.