anarchistic


anarchistic
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1) ADJ: usu ADJ n An anarchistic person believes in anarchism. Anarchistic activity or literature promotes anarchism.

Their political beliefs led them to anarchistic revolt.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe someone as anarchistic, you disapprove of them because they pay no attention to the rules or laws that everyone else obeys.

The Hell's Angels were once the most notorious and anarchistic of motorbike gangs.


English dictionary. 2008.

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