Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a movement or political party that advocates Communism.
  • noun A supporter of such a party or movement.
  • noun A Communard.
  • noun A radical viewed as a subversive or revolutionary.
  • adjective Relating to, characteristic of, or held to resemble communism or Communists.
  • adjective Supporting, advocating, or serving to further communism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who advocates and practises the doctrines of communism.
  • noun An advocate of communalism; a member of a commune; a communalist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An advocate for the theory or practice of communism.
  • noun A supporter of the commune of Paris.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A member of a (nominally) Communist party.
  • noun A person who believes the philosophy of Communism.
  • adjective relating to a (nominally) Communist party.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or marked by communism
  • noun a socialist who advocates communism
  • noun a member of the communist party

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Examples

  • He continued, "You could compare Al-Qaeda to communism: Being a communist doesn't necessarily mean belonging to a Communist party; it just means holding Communist beliefs."

    Andrew Belonsky: Can Al-Qaeda Be Killed?

  • The visitors went to a social and heard the communist violinist Soermus and, what specially delighted Bunting. recitations by the Communist 'speaking chorus' who declaimed revolutionary poems in unison, forty or fifty voices together, with great effect, as though they meant it.

    Sidney Percival Bunting

  • Beijing After a 60-gun salute, 8,000 troops of the People's Liberation Army goose-stepped through Tiananmen Square in celebration of 60 years of a communist power over 60 years of Communist rule Thursday, staging its biggest-ever parade of military hardware with over a hundred thousand marching masses in a display that

    WN.com - Photown News

  • I don’t think the failure to prosecute communist rights abusers is anything more than lack of domestic will and remember, Poland is a country with few people who long for the Communist past and the extreme weakness and undeveloped state of international law.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bringing Communist Human Rights Violators to Justice:

  • Communist comes from the Latin word comunis, which means 'common.'

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  • Now, the term Communist means that we, the socialists, take money from the Rich Capitalist Pigs and give it to the poor undeserving masses.

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  • I Married a Communist is about a man who embraces communist ideology as destiny.

    The Crooked Timber of Humanity

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