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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]] Nazi, a shortening of Nationalsozialist.

Adjective

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  1. (historical) Of or pertaining to the Nazi Party (NSDAP) specifically, or to Nazism more generally.
  2. (by extension) Racist or anti-Semitic.
  3. Consisting of Nazis.

Noun

Singular
Nazi

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  1. (historical) A member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
  2. One who subscribes to or advocates Nazism or a similarly fascist, racist, or anti-Semitic ideology.
  3. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) One who imposes one's views on others.
    She's a total grammar Nazi.

Usage notes

  • (one who imposes one's views on others): As the actual Nazis practiced genocide and murdered millions of people in cold blood, this flippant use is sometimes considered to be offensive and in very poor taste. It is sometimes used to offend out of anger or intentionally.

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German

Etymology

Representing pronunciation of Nati in Nationalsozialist (‘National Socialist’).

Noun

Nazi m (genitive singular: Nazis, nominative plural: Nazis)

  1. a member or (ideological) supporter of the NSDAP or Nazism; a National Socialist
  2. [A general, extremely strong insult]
  3. [When used attributively, used to express strong contempt, as Nazi-Schwein, Nazi-Journalismus, etc.]
  4. pet name for Ignatius

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignatius_of_Loyola

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