Suggestions:
social reformer - 1 result found: WordNet Bookmark and Share
Pronunciation -   
Also found in
Encyclopedia: English

WordNet 3
Legend: Synonym See Also Similar To Hypernym Hyponym Holonym Meronym Antonym

social reformer

noun
1.a disputant who advocates reform
disputant, controversialist, eristic - a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
abolitionist, emancipationist - a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
birth-control campaigner, birth-control reformer - a social reformer who advocates birth control and family planning
Chartist - a 19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
civil rights leader, civil rights worker, civil rights activist - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
demonstrator, protester - someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
dry, prohibitionist - a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
environmentalist, conservationist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
hippie, hippy, hipster, flower child - someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
militant, activist - a militant reformer
non-resistant, passive resister - a reformer who believes in passive resistance
preservationist - someone who advocates the preservation of historical sites or endangered species or natural areas
Utopian - an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer; "a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man"
WordNet 3.0 Copyright © Princeton University 2006.
Control
Text Size: A A A A A
Double-click Lookup: