fascist

[ fash-ist ]
/ ˈfæʃ ɪst /

noun

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.

adjective

Also fa·scis·tic [fuh-shis-tik] /fəˈʃɪs tɪk/. of or like fascism or fascists.

Origin of fascist

1915–20; < Italian fascista, equivalent to fasc(io) (see fascism) + -ista -ist

Related forms

Can be confused

communist fascist Marxist socialist
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British Dictionary definitions for profascist (1 of 3)

profascist

/ (prəʊˈfæʃɪst) /

adjective

in favour of or supporting Fascism

British Dictionary definitions for profascist (2 of 3)

fascist

/ (ˈfæʃɪst) sometimes capital /

noun

an adherent or practitioner of fascism
any person regarded as having right-wing authoritarian views

adjective Also: fascistic (fəˈʃɪstɪk)

characteristic of or relating to fascism

Derived Forms

fascistically, adverb

British Dictionary definitions for profascist (3 of 3)

Fascist

/ (ˈfæʃɪst) /

noun

a supporter or member of the Italian Fascist movement

adjective

of or relating to Italian Fascism
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