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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fash-ist]
    • /ˈfæʃ ɪst/
    • /ˈfæʃ.ɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fash-ist]
    • /ˈfæʃ ɪst/

Definitions of fascist word

  • noun fascist a person who believes in or sympathizes with fascism. 1
  • noun fascist (often initial capital letter) a member of a fascist movement or party. 1
  • noun fascist a person who is dictatorial or has extreme right-wing views. 1
  • adjective fascist Also, fascistic [fuh-shis-tik] /fəˈʃɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA). of or like fascism or fascists. 1
  • noun fascist An advocate or follower of fascism. 1
  • noun fascist right-wing extremist 1

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Origin of fascist

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
1915-20; < Italian fascista, equivalent to fasc(io) (see fascism) + -ista -ist

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Parts of speech for Fascist


fascist popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fascist usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fascist

noun fascist

  • autocrat — An autocrat is a person in authority who has complete power.
  • tyrant — a sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly.
  • authoritarian — If you describe a person or an organization as authoritarian, you are critical of them controlling everything rather than letting people decide things for themselves.
  • totalitarian — of or relating to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life.
  • nazi — a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler and advocated totalitarian government, territorial expansion, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy, all these leading directly to World War II and the Holocaust.

Antonyms for fascist

noun fascist

  • socialist — an advocate or supporter of socialism.
  • trotskyite — a supporter of Trotsky or Trotskyism.
  • maoist — the political, social, economic, and military theories and policies advocated by Mao Zedong, as those concerning revolutionary movements and guerrilla warfare.
  • stalinist — of or relating to Joseph Stalin or Stalinism.
  • bolshevist — a follower or advocate of the doctrines or methods of the Bolsheviks.

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