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Etymology 1Edit

From communist +‎ -ie (diminutive suffix).


commie (plural commies)

  1. (pejorative, slang) A communist; a person with communist sympathies; a supposed communist infiltrator.
    • 1960, Mira Rothenberg, Peter Levine, Children with Emerald Eyes: Histories of Extraordinary Boys and Girls, 2003, page 49,
      “Jack Kennedy′s one commie,” he said, “and tonight maybe they′ll elect him President, and we′ll all get killed. You know.”
    • 1966 June, Jack Burris, Fiction: Judah′s a Two-Way Street Running Out, Black World: Negro Digest, page 67,
      “Why, them dirty commies, of course. They′re the ones startin′ all this fuss anyway. Them cotton-pickin′ niggers wasn′t causin′ no trouble until them Yankee commies started in.”
    • 2004, Robert W. Cherny, William Issel, Kieran Walsh Taylor, American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture, page 48,
      The commies claim they are helping the blacks.
  2. (pejorative, slang, by extension) Synonym of anticapitalist
See alsoEdit


commie (not comparable)

  1. (pejorative, slang) Communist.

Etymology 2Edit

From Commodore (name of a car model) +‎ -ie (diminutive suffix).


commie (plural commies)

  1. (colloquial, Australia) A Holden Commodore.

Etymology 3Edit

From commercial vehicle


commie (plural commies)

  1. (colloquial, army) A commercial vehicle.