Definition of anarchist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

anarchist

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈænəkɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈænərkɪst//
 
Political views and systems, Terrorism
 
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a person who believes that laws and governments are not necessary See related entries: Political views and systems, Terrorism Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Greek anarkhos ‘without a chief’ (from an- ‘without’ + arkhos ‘chief, ruler’) + -ist; later influenced by French anarchiste.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anarchist