Definition of groupuscule in English:
A political or religious splinter group.
- It was rather a grouping in the sense of Charles Fourier's socialist cells or groupuscules, based, as Breton insisted, on the idea that all passions are good.
- The 1970s seemed to be the age of the groupuscules, the tiny, fissiparous radical activist groups which spread across Western Europe.
- He will be comfortable with his citation on the blogrolls of various right-wing groupuscules and assorted reactionary ranters.
1960s: from French, diminutive of groupe 'group'.
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