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A person who advocates or practises socialism.‘she was a lifelong socialist’
left-wing, fabian, syndicalist, utopian socialistcommunist, communistic, bolshevik, leftist, anti-capitalistradical, revolutionary, militant, redprogressive, progressivist, reforming, social-democratlabour, labourite, labouristmarxist, leninist, marxist–leninist, trotskyite, maoistlefty, pink, pinko, bolshie, commieleft-winger, fabian, syndicalist, utopian socialistcommunist, bolshevik, leftist, anti-capitalistradical, revolutionary, militant, redprogressive, progressivist, reformer, social democratlabourite, labouristmarxist, leninist, marxist–leninist, trotskyite, maoistlefty, pink, pinko, bolshie, commieView synonyms
- ‘He always remained a revolutionary socialist despite the background he came from.’
- ‘How should revolutionary socialists relate to reformist ideas and organisations?’
- ‘He was a fighter and socialist who was committed to working class revolution.’
- ‘The title and presentation of this book will give it an appeal to many socialists and union activists.’
- ‘For socialists it is a message against capitalism, and a signpost for the future.’
Adhering to or based on the principles of socialism.‘the history of socialist movement’
- ‘At most, it had some cultural capital under the socialist regime.’
- ‘The bombings may simply have brought thousands more socialist voters to the polls.’
- ‘As people act to change the world, so they experience feelings of collectivity and solidarity which open them to socialist ideas.’
- ‘Meanwhile, Poland remains mired in nationalist politics and socialist economics.’
- ‘Even as it proclaimed a socialist state in 1960, it was relying on these sources for half of its development funds.’
- ‘Labour unions adopted it, as did socialist organizations of all kinds.’
- ‘Socialist organising involves both established routine and new initiatives and inventiveness.’
- ‘Neither did the prospect of socialist revolution seem as immediate as in the 1920s and 1930s.’
- ‘The socialist system lost its balance; the idea of Israel teetered.’
- ‘It was not clear who the protesters were but many were dressed in black and some carried Communist Party and socialist flags.’
- ‘The second is the deepening employment crisis caused by the collapse of the old socialist industries.’
- ‘Kamala has been a socialist activist for 10 years.’
- ‘As far as the great EU socialist leaders are concerned, the mob rules in America.’
- ‘Just think what a socialist policy could do with the amount they are receiving.’
- ‘After World War II, opinion was socialist and practice was free market; currently, opinion is free market and practice is heavily socialist.’
- ‘First, we soon find that there has been no socialist revolution.’
- ‘I would like to see contained in each article a new and innovative socialist solution to the problems mentioned.’
- ‘Will's own writings made his socialist ideas clear.’
- ‘Is he the great socialist pretender, taking his place amongst the regal, instead of the people?’
- ‘That in turn requires the growth of democratic, secular and socialist forces.’
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