What does socialist mean?

Definitions for socialist
ˈsoʊ ʃə lɪstso·cial·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. socialistadjective

    a political advocate of socialism

  2. socialistic, socialistadjective

    advocating or following the socialist principles

    "socialistic government"


  1. socialistnoun

    One who practices or advocates socialism.

  2. socialistadjective

    Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.

  3. Socialistnoun

    A member of a party or political group that advocates socialism.

  4. Socialistadjective

    Of, belonging to, or constituting a party or political group that advocates socialism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Socialistnoun

    one who advocates or practices the doctrines of socialism

    Etymology: [Cf. F. socialiste.]

  2. Socialistadjective

    alt. of Socialistic

    Etymology: [Cf. F. socialiste.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. socialist

    1. A person easily peeved. 2. In economics, a school of thought founded by Cain. 3. A man who, so far as he himself is concerned, considers a thing done when he has suggested it.

Editors Contribution

  1. socialist

    A citizen or person who supports socialism

    We have chosen to be socialist to ensure optimum health, human rights and world peace, it makes simple, intelligent and just sense

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  
  2. socialist

    A form of politician or member of government that cocreates, experiences and provides policies, law and legislation using socialism

    Socialist policies, law and legislation cocreate optimum health, human rights and world peac

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  
  3. socialist

    An organization, councillor, political party or politician that supports and chooses to cocreate, experience and provide socialism

    Socialist policies are simple, easy, effective and efficient to cocreate

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'socialist' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3026

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'socialist' in Adjectives Frequency: #415

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of socialist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of socialist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of socialist in a Sentence

  1. Stephanie Schulz:

    I think it would be political suicide, frankly. they say they don't like Bernie Sanders because of his socialist policies.

  2. Nicmer Evans:

    We don't identify with the current behavior of the Socialist Party, we're aspiring to have parliamentary candidates present in all the country's districts.

  3. Sean Hannitysaid:

    In what can only be described as a chilling, Orwellian effort now has emerged to silence, cancel, erase any opposition voices, now, couple this with the most radical, big government Socialist agenda that’s ever been proposed in American history, and a commitment to implementing it, and, of course, starting with this radical environmental Green New Deal and regulations canceling the Keystone XL pipeline, amnesty for illegal immigrants, and so much more – everything we warned you so much about.

  4. Nicol Rae:

    The south is the most conservative and religious region of the country and that tends to be true for the subgroups as well. The label socialist is not going to be one that's very attractive across the board.

  5. Marcus Noland:

    North Korea is attempting to tweak or improve the efficiency of the existing socialist or state-dominated system, but it is not pursuing any fundamental reform, indeed, use of the word 'reform' is forbidden. The regime wants the country to be modern, wants it to be prosperous, but wants these things on its own terms.

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