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champagne socialist

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Evoking the hypocrisy of drinking champagne, suggesting affluence or upper-class social circles, while professing socialist beliefs.

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champagne socialist (plural champagne socialists)

  1. (derogatory) A person who claims to adhere to socialist ideology but does not act appropriately.
    Synonyms: chardonnay socialist, gauche caviar

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