Meaning of Menshevik
Pronunciation: (men'shu-vik Russ. myin-shi-vyēk'), [key]
— pl. -viks, -vik•i
- a member of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers' party in opposition to the Bolsheviks: advocated gradual development of full socialism through parliamentary government and cooperation with bourgeois parties; absorbed into the Communist party formed in 1918.
- menshevik (Thesaurus)