Translation of "McCarthyism" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary
McCarthyism noun [U]
› the act of accusing someone of something that is considered unacceptable by many people, especially when you have no proof
McCarthyism is named after the American politician Joseph McCarthy, who in the 1950s accused many Americans of being Communists.
She was a victim of McCarthyism.
Blaming and accusingUnited States politics and government McCarthyite /məˈkɑː.θi.aɪt/
/-ˈkɑːr-/ noun [C], adjective ( also McCarthyist)
› He led a McCarthyite witch-hunt against homosexuals.
United States politics and governmentBlaming and accusing