What does socialist mean?

Definitions for socialistˈsoʊ ʃə lɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word socialist.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. socialist(adj)

    a political advocate of socialism

  2. socialistic, socialist(adj)

    advocating or following the socialist principles

    "socialistic government"


  1. socialist(Noun)

    One who practices or advocates socialism.

  2. socialist(Adjective)

    Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.

  3. Socialist(Noun)

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

  4. Socialist(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Socialist(noun)

    one who advocates or practices the doctrines of socialism

  2. Socialist(adj)

    alt. of Socialistic

  3. Origin: [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.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    I'm not that much of a socialist, compared to Eisenhower.

  2. Saki:

    Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're still-born.

  3. Thomas Mann:

    Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I call him a socialist-slash-communist, because that's what he is.

  5. Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal:

    We have a choice between a honest socialist or a lying capitalist.

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