Of his past we learn only that he is an orphan, and that he studied philosophy and joined the communist Party.
To be falsely branded a communist, leftie, or socialist by right-wing political activists.
King was widely reviled in his lifetime, attacked as a troublemaker, a liar, a con man and a communist.
But to do that, the communist Party has to take on the vested interests on which it depends for its power.
Then again, some of them doubtless think it reprehensible that he speak at a memorial service for an old "communist".
Listen; you may go to Batignolles and write a column around a communist meeting for me.
Godwin was a communist, and so, in some degree, were most of his friends.
But what does such a defence amount to, but an error of reasoning which the communist logicians have lost no time in rectifying?
It is inaccurate to refer to the eastern part of Germany as "communist Germany."
It is here that the communist regime in Russia has encountered its most fatal difficulty.
1841, as both a noun and adjective, from French communiste (see communism). First attested in writing by John Goodwin Barmby (1820-1881), British Owenite and utopian socialist who founded the London Communist Propaganda Society in 1841. Main modern sense emerged after publication of Communist Manifesto ("Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei") in 1848. Shortened form Commie attested from 1940. Related: Communistic.
A supporter of communism.