Definition of White Guardist in US English:

White Guardist

noun

  • 1A member of a Finnish military organization which opposed left-wing insurgents who had seized power in Finland in 1918.

  • 2A member of a counter-revolutionary force which opposed the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War (1917–22); (in later use) an opponent of the regime during the Soviet era.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Russian White Guardists or opponents of Soviet communism.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in New Justice. From White Guard + -ist.

Pronunciation

White Guardist

/ˌwʌɪt ˈɡɑːdɪst/