- Trotskyite 1919, from Leon Trotsky, assumed name of Russian revolutionary leader Lev Davidovich Bronstein (1879-1940).
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Trotskyite — Trot|sky|ite [ˈtrɔtskiaıt US ˈtra:t ] n also Trot|sky|ist [ skiıst] someone who believes in the political ideas of Leon Trotsky, especially that the working class should take control of the state >Trotskyite adj … Dictionary of contemporary English
Trotskyite — also Trot.sky.ist noun (C) someone who believes in the political ideas of Leon Trotsky, especially that the working class should take control of the state Trotskyite adjective … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Trotskyite — Trotskyist UK [ˈtrɒtskɪɪst] / US [ˈtrɑtskɪɪst] or Trotskyite UK [ˈtrɒtskɪaɪt] / US [ˈtrɑtskɪˌaɪt] noun [countable] Word forms Trotskyist : singular Trotskyist plural Trotskyists someone who supports the very left wing political ideas of Leon… … English dictionary
Trotskyite — noun or adjective see Trotskyism … New Collegiate Dictionary
Trotskyite — /trot skee uyt /, n. 1. a supporter of Trotsky or Trotskyism. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Trotsky or Trotskyism. Also, Trotskyist. [L. TROTSKY + ITE1] * * * … Universalium
Trotskyite — noun an advocate of the communist doctrines of See Also: Trotskyism … Wiktionary
TROTSKYITE — followers of Leon Trotsky (1879 1940) and radical Marxism … Concise dictionary of Religion
trotskyite — trot·sky·ite … English syllables
Trotskyite — /ˈtrɒtskiaɪt/ (say trotskeeuyt) noun 1. a supporter of Trotsky or Trotskyism. –adjective 2. of or relating to Trotsky or Trotskyism. Also, Trotskyist … Australian English dictionary
Trotskyite — noun radicals who support Trotsky s theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution • Syn: ↑Trotskyist, ↑Trot • Derivationally related forms: ↑Trotsky (for: ↑Trotskyist), ↑Trotskyism ( … Useful english dictionary