Definitions

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  • n. A supporter of Trotskyism.

Etymologies

Trotsky +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The word Trotskyist is used to mean three distinct things:

    Homage to Catalonia

  • A leftist acting like anything whatsoever Marxist-Leninist-Trotskyist is a bad thing.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How to “Kill the Bill”

  • The Trotskyist is against Stalin just as the Communist is for him, and, like the majority of Communists, he wants not so much to alter the external world as to feel that the battle for prestige is going in his own favour.

    Notes on Nationalism

  • The bigoted Communist who changes in a space of weeks, or even days, into an equally bigoted Trotskyist is a common spectacle.

    Notes on Nationalism

  • ‘Trotskyism’ only came into public notice in the time of the Russian sabotage trials, and to call a man a Trotskyist is practically equivalent to calling him a murderer, agent provocateur, etc.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • The two best-known intellectual dissidents of the Polish movement of 1968, Jacek Kuron and Karel Modzelewski, both had "Trotskyist" pasts, and both went on to help form the KOR (Workers Defense Committee), which became the nucleus of Solidarnosc.

    The Old Man

  • 'Trotskyist', he steered clear of politics and confined his criticism of communists to what he said was their 'reckless policy of calling workers out on strike with little hope of success'.

    Class & Colour in South Africa 1850-1950 - Chapter 22

  • They tend - as do objective outside commentators - to use the term 'Trotskyist' to refer to themselves, while the term

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • After some brief personal palaver-I like Paul even though I know he's alluded to me as a "Trotskyist" behind my back-McGuinness sheepishly said "Bono has asked me to ask you if he can withdraw" from the debate.

    CounterPunch

  • I have been, for the last few years of my life, moving radically leftward, from my rather innocuous beginnings as a "Trotskyist" to simply a "Marxist" to being labeled a

    A Division by Zer0

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