Definitions

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  • n. See Bolshevik.

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  • n. A Bolshevik (also used attributively).

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  • adj. of or relating to Bolshevism
  • n. a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party

Etymologies

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From Russian большевист.

Examples

  • The editor was often called a Bolshevist -- as who is not in these days?

    The Beauty and the Bolshevist

  • We used to lecture the Russians for oppressing the Jews, before we heard the word Bolshevist and began to lecture them for being oppressed by the Jews.

    What I Saw in America

  • The otherwise staid stock market publication wallowed in scurrilous drivel about Obama's communist father ( "Like Father, Like Son"), the candidate's ties to Jim Wallis, the "Bolshevist" publisher of the progressive Christian magazine Sojourners, and the fact that favorable editorials on Obama's "transformative candidacy" were emanating from such publications as the communist People's World Weekly.

    Where Are the Slander Merchants Taking Us?

  • You people call him 'Bolshevist' and 'anarchist,' because he is trying to overthrow the existing order of things.

    32 Caliber

  • But, as every one will remember, 'Bolshevist' had become at this period a vague term of abuse, like 'Hun' during the war.

    Potterism A Tragi-Farcical Tract

  • "And if the Socialist -- if the Bolshevist is the man who's going to see to it that they don't happen, if a Soviet Government is the only

    Mr. Waddington of Wyck

  • Lower-class Jews were considered with some justification to be little more than carriers of foreign, radical “Bolshevist doctrines.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • By all means, Rep. Broun, save us from this Judeo-Bolshevist plot against the Fatherland!

    Think Progress » Rep. Paul Broun: The ramifications of health reform will be like ‘the Great War of Yankee Aggression.’

  • Meanwhile a ubiquitous underground Bolshevist propaganda is working throughout Syria and North Africa continually, against the domination of Europeans over the original Mohammedan population.

    January 17th, 2009

  • Herr Röhm also swore that the Brownshirts would die fighting to the last man rather than surrender to, as he put it, 'the subhuman Slavic hordes and their secret Jewish-Bolshevist masters'.

    DBTL 51C: City of Shadows - Interest

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