the patronage of extremists or left-wing radicals by rich or famous people, as through invitations to social functions or public expressions of support.
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Origin of radical chic
coined by Tom Wolfe (born 1931), American journalist, in an essay of the same title published in 1970
Related formsrad·i·cal-chic, adjective
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