Meaning of revanchist

re•vanch•ist

Pronunciation: (ru-van'chist, -vän'shist), [key]
— n.
  1. an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, esp. in order to seek vengeance for a previous military defeat.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a political policy of revanche.
  2. of or pertaining to revanchists or revanchism.
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