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3 definitions found
 for extremist
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extremist \Ex*trem"ist\, n.
     A supporter of extreme doctrines or practice; one who holds
     extreme opinions.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  extremist
      adj 1: (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm;
             "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on
             education"; "an ultra conservative" [syn: extremist,
             radical, ultra]
      n 1: a person who holds extreme views

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "extremist":
     Bolshevik, Fabian, Jacobin, Wobbly, agitator, anarchist,
     anarchistic, anarcho-syndicalist, bigoted, brawler, extravagant,
     extreme, extreme left-winger, extremistic, fanatic, frondeur,
     haggard, inordinate, insubordinate, insurgent, insurrectionary,
     insurrectionist, insurrecto, irrational, left-wing extremist,
     lunatic fringe, malcontent, maverick, meliorist, mild radical,
     mildly radical, mutineer, nihilist, nihilistic, nonconformist,
     overenthusiastic, overreligious, overzealous, parlor Bolshevik,
     parlor pink, perfervid, pink, pinko, progressionist, progressist,
     progressive, progressivist, rabid, radical, rebel, red, reformer,
     reformist, revisionist, revolter, revolutional, revolutionary,
     revolutionist, rioter, sans-culotte, subversive, syndicalist,
     traitor, ultra, ultraconservative, ultraist, ultraistic,
     ultrazealous, unreasonable, utopian, utopist, wild-eyed,
     wild-looking, yippie, zealotic
  
  

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