Revanchist definition

A revanchist person; occasionally, anyone seeking vengeance.
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Seeking revenge or otherwise advocating retaliation, especially against a nation which has previously defeated and humiliated the revanchist party in war. Originally referred to the French indignation over losing Alsace-Lorraine to Germany in the Franco-Prussian War.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
revanchist
Plural:
revanchists

Origin of revanchist

  • From revanche +‎ -ist. Compare later French revanchiste.

    From Wiktionary