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  • noun slang. a communist or Bolshevik, n..

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  • noun derogatory, Britain, dated A government leftist, especially a communist, socialist, or labour union leader.
  • adjective Difficult or rebellious.

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  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

Etymologies

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From Bolshevik (Russian большевик, the socialist party in the 1918 Russian Revolution, from Russian Bolsheviki, "majority faction")

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