Originally from postwar French (1952), néonazi, used to describe any number of movements, which saw themselves as believers of Nazi ideology or whose ideology had similar attributes. The term spread throughout the Western world acquiring a broader usage.
neo-Nazi (plural neo-Nazis)
- A person who believes in a (post-WWII) version of Nazi ideology.
- (pejorative) An insult used against a person with strongly right-wing views, whether or not they hold Nazi-like politics.
neo-Nazi (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to Neo-Nazis, their organisations, or their ideology.