Definition of communalist in English:

communalist

Pronunciation /kəˈmyo͞on(ə)ləst/ /kəˈmjun(ə)ləst/ /ˈkämyənəlist/ /ˈkɑmjənəlɪst/

adjective & noun

See communalism

‘The fundamentalist ideology everywhere appears as collectivist and communalist - individual rights are seen as secondary to the interests of the community.’
  • ‘But even these tough times need not be a cause of worry for every sensible citizen except the communalists.’
  • ‘When Hindus speak out against such a situation, we are labeled communalists.’
  • ‘My husband said they did not allow communalists to utter a word in those days.’
  • ‘The truth eventually emerges: her father died in the communalist rioting of 1984.’