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See also: proto-fascist
protofascist (not comparable)
- (politics) Showing the beginnings of fascism.
1991 August 9, Jack Helbig, “Marie and Bruce”, in Chicago Reader:
- Even Lemon, for all her protofascist beliefs, wins our sympathy.
2008, April 7, “Adolph Reed Jr.”, in (Please provide the title of the work):
- When Newt Gingrich and his protofascist comrades took over Congress in 1994, they sneeringly boasted that they intended to take the federal government back to the 1920s.
protofascist (plural protofascists)
- An individual whose opinions or policies show the beginnings of fascism.