a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler and advocated totalitarian government, territorial expansion, antisemitism, and Aryan supremacy, all these leading directly to World War II and the Holocaust.
(often lowercase) a person elsewhere who holds similar views.
(often lowercase)Sometimes Offensive. a person who is fanatically dedicated to or seeks to regulate a specified activity, practice, etc.: a jazz nazi who disdains other forms of music;health nazis trying to ban junk food.
of or relating to the Nazis.
- an·ti-Na·zi, adjective, noun
- pro-Na·zi, adjective, noun
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How to use Nazi in a sentence
Duke was a state representative whose neo-Nazi alliances were disgorged in media reports during his run for governor in 1991.
They were just way too aggressive to try and maintain on a farm here,” says Gow of his “Nazi cows.
The attempt to “breed back” the Auroch of Teutonic legend was of a piece with the Nazi obsession with racial purity and eugenics.
And Duke was a closet Nazi getting exposed by an avalanche of reporting.
When Hitler became chancellor on Jan. 30, 1933, Hildebrand was confronted with a choice: Would he remain in Nazi Germany?
Once Turing looked hard at it, he figured out that the Nazi cryptographers had made a mathematical mistake.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
Just why an Axis agent would be staring at him he had no idea, but he still felt sure the man was a Nazi.Death Makes A Mistake | P.F. Costello
Hall never wrote his story on the refugee banker (who later turned up as a Nazi economist overlord in Denmark).
Hall told them of Jerry's accidental discovery and of the events which followed and brought about the death of the Nazi.
I know, as you do, that Falangist Spaniards on shore are working with the Nazi undersea raiders.
British Dictionary definitions for Nazi
a member of the fascist National Socialist German Workers' Party, which was founded in 1919 and seized political control in Germany in 1933 under Adolf Hitler
derogatory anyone who thinks or acts like a Nazi, esp showing racism, brutality, etc
of, characteristic of, or relating to the Nazis
- Nazism (ˈnɑːtˌsɪzəm) or Naziism (ˈnɑːtsɪˌɪzəm), noun
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