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EtymologyEdit

1921, from Italian fascista, from fascio (bundle, bunch), in use metonymically for "group of men organized for political purposes" since 1895.

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fascist (comparative more fascist, superlative most fascist)

  1. Of or relating to fascism.
  2. Supporting the principles of fascism.
  3. (informal) Unfairly oppressive or needlessly strict.
    I have a fascist boss.

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NounEdit

fascist (plural fascists)

  1. A member of a political party or other organization that advocates fascist principles.
  2. A proponent of fascism.

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ReferencesEdit

  • fascist” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

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EtymologyEdit

Early 1920s. Borrowing from Italian fascista.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɑ.sɪst/, /ˈfɑ.ʃɪst/
  • Hyphenation: fas‧cist

NounEdit

fascist m (plural fascisten, diminutive fascistje n, feminine fasciste)

  1. fascist [from 1920s]

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