Definition of Mendèsist in English:

Mendèsist

(also Mendesist)

Pronunciation /mɛnˈdɛzɪst/

noun

  • A supporter or advocate of Mendès-France or his political policies.

adjective

  • Of or relating to Mendès-France of his policies.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Yale French Studies. From the name of Pierre Mendès-France, French socialist politician and premier + -ist, after French mendèsiste (noun and adjective; 1958).