Please, for the love of mankind, label the KKK the terrorist group that they are. Their history and present day actions are encompassed in the definition of the word terrorist! ter·ror·ist /ˈterərəst/ Learn to pronounce noun noun: terrorist; plural noun: terrorists a person who uses unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. "four commercial aircraft were hijacked by terrorists" Similar: bomber arsonist incendiary gunman assassin desperado hijacker revolutionary radical guerrilla urban guerrilla subversive anarchist freedom fighter insurrectionist insurrectionary adjective adjective: terrorist unlawfully using violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. "a terrorist organization"