Definition of "environmentalist" []

  • An adherent of environmentalism (noun)
  • A person who is concerned with the maintenance of ecological balance and the conservation of the environment (noun)
  • A person concerned with issues that affect the environment, such as pollution (noun)
  • 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 (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "environmentalist" in a sentence
  • ""The people at the parks board who had a vision of this way back in the '60s were kind of visionaries, and they were really environmentalists before the term environmentalist was ever used, before it became popular," Coupar told the"
  • "My concern, as an environmentalist, is what, if anything, have you heard about Wyoming's ability to deal with - or their - and their track record to deal with something like this compared to Arizona's?"
  • "Vance Holcomb, a billionaire rogue environmentalist, is trying to protect the lurking creatures, while the Berg Brothers, a Disney-style entertainment conglomerate, crave the land as residential real estate."