Meaning of ACTIVIST in English

ACTIVIST

/ak"teuh vist/ , n.

1. an especially active, vigorous advocate of a cause, esp. a political cause.

adj.

2. of or pertaining to activism or activists: an activist organization for environmental concern.

3. advocating or opposing a cause or issue vigorously, esp. a political cause: Activist opponents of the President picketed the White House.

[ 1905-10; ACTIVE + -IST ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .