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also Com·mie  (kŏm′ē)
n. Informal
A Communist.

[Short for Communist.]


(ˈkɒmɪ) or


nadj, pl -mies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for communist


(ˈkɒm i)

n., adj. (often cap.)
Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive. communist.
[1935–40; comm (unist) + -ie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commie - a socialist who advocates communism
apparatchik - a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party
Bolshevist, Bolshevik - a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party
Comrade - a fellow member of the Communist Party
revisionist - a Communist who tries to rewrite Marxism to justify a retreat from the revolutionary position
socialist - a political advocate of socialism


A. ADJrojo
B. Nrojo/a m/f


[ˈkɒmi] n (pejorative) (=communist) → coco m


(pej inf)
nRote(r) mf (pej inf)
adjrot (pej inf)
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BEING an establishment that has always warmly embraced what the comrades describe as "sterile anti-Akelism" we have to express our unadulterated disgust at hearing the commies give us lessons in human rights and individual freedoms.
Labour left too much for Commies I READ with interest that the local Communist Party has decided to support the Labour Party candidate in Thursday's Walsall North by-election.
I didn't give it the credit that was deserved before Delhi, and that silver medal there just proved to me just how massive the Commies are.
That's fine by me, they're commies top to bottom, deserving of slow starvation in their dotage, but Walker was more compassionate.
BACK in the Cold War days they ran public information campaigns about what to do in case of a nuclear attack (apparently hiding under the kitchen table with water, baked beans and a torch would show the Commies what we were made of).
The Communities Secretary told activists that he keeps a picture of Che Guevara in his office, revealing: "It's there to remind me that without constant vigilance the cigar-chomping commies will take over.
She's a former Commie who testified about the Commies taking over the Catholic Church.
Two days before Christmas, my father's textile factories had been burned to the ground by the commies, even though they had been shut down the moment Greece capitulated to the Germans back in 1941.
Last year with the Commies (Commonwealth Games) it was such a long season but it's completely different this season.
Everyone has had such a good break this time, last year after the Commies we had a week off and then got back in for the worlds.
I'm not intending to give in to the commies," exclaimed the PM, apparently referring to making compromise with the largest opposition party, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, formerly the Bulgarian Communist Party.
I didn't know what commies were, but I was reasonably sure that if they showed up at my house my mother would make them take a bath.