follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

reformist

[ri-fawr-mist] /rɪˈfɔr mɪst/
noun
1.
a person who advocates or practices reform; reformer.
2.
a member of any reformed denomination.
adjective
3.
Also, reformistic. of or belonging to a movement for reform.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; reform + -ist
Related forms
reformism, noun
antireformist, noun, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for anti reformist

reformist

n.

1580s, originally religious; from reform + -ist. Political sense is from 1640s. Related: Reformism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for reformist

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for anti

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends