Definition of Trotskyist

1. Noun. Radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution.

Exact synonyms: Trot, Trotskyite
Generic synonyms: Radical
Derivative terms: Trotsky, Trotskyism

Definition of Trotskyist

1. Noun. A supporter of Trotskyism. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trotskyist

Tropaeolum majus
Tropaeolum minus
Tropaeolum peregrinum
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Tropidoclonion lineatum
Trousseau's point
Trousseau's sign
Trousseau's spot
Trousseau's syndrome

Literary usage of Trotskyist

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1. Biographical Dictionary of the Comintern by Branko Lazitch (1986)
"In 1936 she joined the trotskyist movement and edited October, the trotskyist newspaper for Norway and Denmark; she remained in touch with her trotskyist ..."

2. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"More or less by chance, he had ended up in a trotskyist outfit at a time when Stalinists were trying to destroy every trace of Trotsky's contribution to the ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"The recent trotskyist-baiting provided an excellent opportunity to demonstrate to the capitalistic world, already inclined to listen to Hitler's anti-Soviet ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1951 was only a trotskyist, and hated Communists bad —G. Legman, The Fake Revolt, 1967 He has had frozen feet pretty bad —Walt Whitman, Brooklyn Eagle. ..."

5. U. S. Strategy to Counter Domestic Political Terrorism by James B. Motley (1993)
"According to press reports, in New • York and Los Angeles the membership of the Communist I Party of the United States of America or the trotskyist ..."

6. Latin America Today by Pablo González Casanova (1993)
"... to adapt to the radicalization of the masses, and using trotskyist ideology to fight forcefully against the formulation of a proletariat class party. ..."

7. Breaking with Communism: The Intellectual Odyssey of Bertram D. Wolfe by Bertram David Wolfe, Robert Hessen (1990)
"He regretted that his appearance on a trotskyist platform might give "the impression that the issue is Trotsky versus Stalin, or that our protest is ..."

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