environmentalist
Noun

environmentalist (plural environmentalists)

  1. (medicine, social sciences) One who holds the view that environment, rather than heredity or culture, is the primary factor in the development of an individual or group.
  2. One who advocates for the protection of the biosphere from misuse from human activity through such measures as ecosystem protection, waste reduction and pollution prevention
Synonyms
  • (one who advocates for the protection of the biosphere) greenie (chiefly Australia and New Zealand), tree hugger (slang)
Related terms Translations Adjective

environmentalist

  1. Of, or relating to environmentalism.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.004
Offline English dictionary