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  • adj. of or pertaining to consumerism; consumeristic
  • n. a proponent of consumerism


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consumer +‎ -ist


  • Whether "increased productivity" will fill those gaps though, is based on assumptions made by economists in consumerist, not producer, cultures.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • Today's Christmas is sometimes referred to as a consumerist orgy - an annual festival of unbridled commodity purchases aimed at expressing how much we care for others.


  • Rather, we are all participants in a contemporary phenomenon that has been variously called a consumerist culture and a consumer society.

    Consumer society

  • 'Foodie' now means little more than 'I like to take pictures of my meals, I have enormous luxuries of time and money and choose to spend them on food'; it's nothing more than bourgeois banality with a culinary - which is to say very literally 'consumerist' - bent, and if there is an activity in this world less interesting than scrupulously documenting one's 28\%-tax-bracket indulgences (with proper lighting, and you'd need a decent camera, and oh honey could you move the handcrafted earthenware centerpiece, it's putting a shadow on my vichyssoise), it remains unknown to me.

    Wax Banks

  • The relentless parade of bling and booty in hip hop videos (with honourable exceptions) has been particularly dispiriting, amounting to a kind of consumerist, sexist soft porn. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • But I have issues with people like the family from California who to me represent the kind of consumerist behavior that TV shows like 'The Simpsons' so hilariously barb.

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  • Whether planting trees, educating people, starting recycling programs, or finding other ways to help will definitely offset our consumerist nature.

    Avital Binshtock: Ovie Mughelli: The NFL's Green MVP

  • Q: Do you think there's a consumerist culture among pro athletes?

    Avital Binshtock: Ovie Mughelli: The NFL's Green MVP

  • And no matter how much I want to talk about the commodification of sex in our mass-consumerist society, I simply don't have the space.

    Roxana Shirazi: The Last Living Slut: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage : Preface

  • First, there is the consumerist agenda, which seeks to sell anything from cars to spirituality itself by appealing to the mystical.

    A dangerous seduction


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