Bolshevistic

Bolshevistic

[bohl-shuh-vis-tik, bol-]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Bolshevists or Bolshevism.
Also, bolshevistic.


Origin:
1915–20; Bolshevist + -ic

Bolshevistically, bolshevistically, adverb
anti-Bolshevistic, adjective
non-Bolshevistic, adjective
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Bolshevik (ˈbɒlʃɪvɪk)
 
n , pl -viks, -viki
1.  Compare Menshevik (formerly) a Russian Communist
2.  any Communist
3.  jocular, derogatory (often not capital) any political radical, esp a revolutionary
 
[C20: from Russian Bol'shevik majority, from bol'shoi great; from the fact that this group formed a majority of the Russian Social Democratic Party in 1903]
 
'Bolshevism
 
n
 
'Bolshevist
 
adj, —n
 
Bolshe'vistic
 
adj

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