Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A proponent or practitioner of activism.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or engaged in activism.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or being an activist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun one who is aggressively active on behalf of a cause.
  • adjective advocating a cause or engaged in activism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun one who is politically active in the role of a citizen; especially, one who campaigns for change
  • noun one who is conspicuously active in carrying out any occupational or professional functions.
  • adjective Behaving as an activist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective advocating or engaged in activism
  • noun a militant reformer

Etymologies

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active +‎ -ist

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  • There are a lot of these on Care2

    July 31, 2013