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Adjective: leftist  lef-tist
  1. Believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    "Gitlow was a leftist Socialist who rejected the idea of capturing power";
    - left-of-center [US], left-wing, lefty [informal], leftie [informal], left-of-centre [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: leftist  lef-tist
  1. A person who belongs to the political left
    - collectivist, left-winger, lefty [informal], leftie [informal]

Derived forms: leftists

See also: left

Type of: socialist

Encyclopedia: Leftist