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commie1

or commy

[kom-ee] /ˈkɒm i/
noun, adjective, (often initial capital letter) Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
Origin of commie1
1935-1940
1935-40; comm(unist) + -ie
Usage note
The shortened and informal term commie has derogatory connotations, whereas the full form communist is merely descriptive. Both terms refer primarily to an advocate of communism, but have been more widely applied to an enemy, a foreigner, or a person regarded as subversive.

commie2

[kom-ee] /ˈkɒm i/
noun
1.
a playing marble, especially one not used as a shooter.
Origin
1920-25; comm(on marble) + -ie

commy

or commie

[kom-ee] /ˈkɒm i/
noun, plural commies, adjective (often initial capital letter) Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
Origin
Usage note
See commie1.
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  • Would you fight, and if need be, die, to save our civilization and slay the commie monsters in their lairs?

    Telempathy Vance Simonds
British Dictionary definitions for commie

commie

/ˈkɒmɪ/
noun, adjective (pl) -mies
1.
short for communist
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Slang definitions & phrases for commie

Commie

adjective

: Commy plot/ Commie rhetoric

noun

A Communist (1930s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for commie

commie

communist
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