Definition of Spartacist in US English:



  • A member of the Spartacus League.

    • ‘The communists and Spartacists are few and far between these days.’
    • ‘In December she co-founded the German Communist Party which was essentially made up of Spartacists.’
    • ‘No I don't know who she is, except that she was caught up in a Spartacist revolt and murdered by anti-socialist soldiers in 1919.’
    • ‘The Republic faced opposition from the extreme left by Spartacists who resorted to force in efforts to overturn the Republic.’
    • ‘This inspired the Spartacists, who renamed themselves the German Communist Party on December 30th, 1918.’