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

[Short for Communist.]
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(ˈkɒmɪ) or


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

n., adj. (often cap.)
Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive. communist.
[1935–40; comm (unist) + -ie]
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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
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A. ADJrojo
B. Nrojo/a m/f
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[ˈkɒmi] n (pejorative) (=communist) → coco m
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(pej inf)
nRote(r) mf (pej inf)
adjrot (pej inf)
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"It wasn't as quick as I was hoping for, as this time last year at Commies I was 4.34.9 and I knew if I could do that I would automatically secure my place, but it's a different environment and that was a huge event," she told British Cycling's website.
It was his way of saying thank-you, for the hundred thousand bucks Bashar's kindly dad gave to Mak in his hour of need, and not because our commies have great respect for dictators.
They carry on fighting against the Commies regardless.
Even among the victims' bereaved families, they criticize each other as 'commies' because they don't know what exactly happened and why they were killed."
A polish hostel hung a banner denying entry to "Jews, Commies, and all thieves and traitors of Poland." The banner was hung outside a hostel in Cesarzowice, Polish media reported Thursday.
And as the poor stay poor, the ANC s well-connected 'Commies' (the old-school comrades from the struggle era) skim off the profits from the casino that is the Rainbow Nation.
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.
Commies as John Rambo, but when it comes to gun rights, Sly says turn in your ARs.
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).
These days, East and West Coast sophisticates can laugh about right-wing rubes who associate Commies with Jews, but when and how did gays get into the mix?