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Definition of "tree-hugger" []

  • Informal An environmentalist, especially one who supports the preservation of forested land and the restriction of logging. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tree-hugger" in a sentence
  • "His Pelosi-rammed, tree-hugger appeasing Cap and Tax bill is going to die (hey, nice try on getting India to sign on – NOT), more and more people are seeing that this healthcare farce will in no way handle the healthcare crisis and instead will create more taxes and higher unemployment."
  • "How is it that every tree-hugger alive thinks they are such experts on this stuff."
  • "Most everything else seems to have at least some niche publishing house that will put it in print, from Aryan Nation style apocalyptic porn to ecodystopian tree-hugger porn to female vampire romance porn to manly military worshiping porn to Big Important People With Trillions of Dollars And Lifestyles To Match porn."