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Definition of "luddite" []

  • Any of the textile workers opposed to mechanization who rioted and organized machine-breaking between 1811 and 1816 (noun)
  • Any opponent of industrial change or innovation (noun)
  • Of or relating to the Luddites (adjective)

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Use "luddite" in a sentence
  • "Anyone who pointed out that he lacked relevant experience, never having managed in England or at international level, was labelled a luddite Little Englander."
  • "Did I really just get called a luddite by a guy who wants to roll economic policy back to the child labor days?"
  • "Before you accuse me of being a "luddite," let me tell you I get it."
  • "Before you accuse me of being a "luddite," let me tell you I get it."
  • "But aside from the public relations issues that come with being branded a "luddite," there are real dollars and cents issues at play, as well."
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