leftist

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From left +‎ -ist.

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leftist (plural leftists)

  1. (politics, generally) A person who holds views associated with the political left.
    Synonym: left-winger
    Coordinate terms: centrist, rightist
  2. (politics, specifically) Someone who holds socialist or communist-leaning economic views, usually alongside progressive social views; an anticapitalist.

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AdjectiveEdit

leftist (comparative more leftist, superlative most leftist)

  1. Of or pertaining to the political left.

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