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addaword.gifdefinition of tankie

noun
a hardline British communist (from the fact that they supported the actions of the Soviet Union in countries such as Hungary and Czechoslovakia)
Mr Nicholson retains many of the traits of a tankie – secretive, divisive and with a penchant for central command.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 07/03/2013 10:17:00
Definition of tankie from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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