meaning of aparatchik

aparatchik meaning in Urban Dictionary

An aparatchik is a person who enters a pre-existing human hierarchy (like a corporation, a government or an on-line Forum) solely for egotistical reasons of his/her own. In other words, they usually have no sympathy or desire for THE FIRST SUBJECT otherwise CAUSE for that the business, federal government or discussion board was made; rather, they just understand hierarchy as a ladder wherein they are able to cynically achieve their selfish aims (money, energy, exposure, etc.)