Definition of communalist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɒmjʊnəlɪst//kəˈmjuːn(ə)lɪst/

noun & adjective

  • See communalism

    • ‘My husband said they did not allow communalists to utter a word in those days.’
    • ‘The fundamentalist ideology everywhere appears as collectivist and communalist - individual rights are seen as secondary to the interests of the community.’
    • ‘But even these tough times need not be a cause of worry for every sensible citizen except the communalists.’
    • ‘The truth eventually emerges: her father died in the communalist rioting of 1984.’
    • ‘When Hindus speak out against such a situation, we are labeled communalists.’