anarchist [an′ər kist′, -är′kist]
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The definition of an anarchist is a person who rebels against rules or any sort of authority.
Leo Tolstoy is an example of a famous anarchist.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a person who believes in or advocates anarchism
- a person who promotes anarchy, as by flouting or ignoring rules, duties, or accepted standards of conduct
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An advocate of or a participant in anarchism.