Definition of syndicalist in US English:


noun & adjective

  • See syndicalism

    • ‘At the second congress there were a number of delegates from anarchist and syndicalist backgrounds.’
    • ‘The initiators were mostly men of the left: revolutionary syndicalists and former Marxists.’
    • ‘The small but real contribution of the Trotskyists, the syndicalists and others to the left of the Communist Party is ignored.’
    • ‘Deeply antagonistic to reformist compromises with bourgeois democracy, syndicalists also disputed the Leninist strategy of organizing revolution via a vanguard party.’
    • ‘Many anarchists and syndicalists supported the revolution and he was keen to win them over.’