What does anarchist mean?

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ˈæn ər kɪstan·ar·chist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anarchist, nihilist, syndicalistnoun

    an advocate of anarchism


  1. anarchistnoun

    One who believes in or advocates the absence of hierarchy and authority in most forms (compare anarchism), especially one who works toward the realization of such.

    Etymology: From anarchiste, from ἀναρχία from the roots ἀν- + ἀρχή.

  2. anarchistnoun

    One who disregards laws and social norms as a form of rebellion against authority.

    Etymology: From anarchiste, from ἀναρχία from the roots ἀν- + ἀρχή.

  3. anarchistnoun

    By extension from previous sense, one who promotes chaos and lawlessness; a nihilist.

    Etymology: From anarchiste, from ἀναρχία from the roots ἀν- + ἀρχή.

  4. anarchistnoun

    One who resents outside control or influence on his or her life, in particular a government, and therefore desires the absence of political control.

    Etymology: From anarchiste, from ἀναρχία from the roots ἀν- + ἀρχή.

  5. anarchistadjective

    Relating to anarchism or to anarchists.

    Etymology: From anarchiste, from ἀναρχία from the roots ἀν- + ἀρχή.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anarchistnoun

    an anarch; one who advocates anarchy of aims at the overthrow of civil government

    Etymology: [Cf. F. anarchiste.]


  1. Anarchist

    The Anarchist is a fictional character from Marvel Comics. He was a member of the superhero team X-Statix. The Anarchist first appeared in X-Force #116 and was created by Peter Milligan and Mike Allred. He could sweat acid, which allowed him to fire acidic blasts of energy from his hands. The Anarchist considered himself the "token black guy" of the team.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. anarchist

    1. A Christian dilettante; one who casts a shadow on tomorrow while waiting for the Greek Kalends. 2. A mouther of sublime inanities. 3. One who maps and surveys the air and constructs dainty Utopias with the building-blocks quarried from his unbelievable credulity. 4. In the insane asylum of idealists, a man who imagines himself to be God. 5. A militant bourgeois who has deserted both Rome and Reason because he can not stand competition.

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  1. antiarchs, anticrash, cantharis, Thracians

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anarchist in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anarchist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of anarchist in a Sentence

  1. Mark Levin:

    They have embraced Black Lives Matter, which is a Marxist anarchist, violent organization, and they're led by Marxists, they've been trashing police officers from sea to shining sea.

  2. Dan Schnur:

    If you decide to perform comedy for a living, you've probably got a little bit of an anarchist streak.

  3. Spiro T. Agnew:

    Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Every entrepreneur is either a socialist, anarchist, or a communist. Meaning, you are not willing to depend upon an individual who tells you what to do and how to live your life. Your boss represent the capitalist regime.

  5. Robert Hewison:

    Many businessmen fail to understand Python principles--the ultimate absurdity was an offer from America to buy the 'format' of the Python shows, that is, Monty Python without the Pythons--corporate methods do not have the conceptual framework to deal with an anarchist collective, run by intelligent and arrogant comedians who have proved that their method works.

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