Definitions

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  • noun Someone in the mainstream.

Etymologies

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mainstream +‎ -er

Examples

  • The only changing natural laws I know of being mentioned by any mainstreamer is when Sin entered into the world, but Paul makes it pretty clear that he's on-board with this concept, that the whole world is now groaning because of this change into a corrupt state, and that it's looking forward to its redemption back to the way it was originally designed to be (Rom 8).

    Alternative to Dembski's Theodicy?

  • The thing that strikes me about Obama is that he is trying to ram through a number of initiatives that will have long lasting effects on the American people and the American economy and he is doing it as a leftist idealogue as opposed to a bipartisan mainstreamer (which is how he ran).

    Poll: Obama approval rating dips under 60 percent

  • Only a mainstreamer would think that coming out in the Newspapers in favor of a liberal Democrat doesn't violate the "11th Commandment".

    Sound Politics: New Revelations In DUI Case Could Dog McGavick

  • Gordon's a mainstreamer, but he's pretty good at putting his finger to the wind.

    Jeff Madrick: Too Little Too Late for Workers

  • Isn't that what all the mainstreamer/Evanites are saying to all the conservativates?

    Sound Politics: Follow-up on Lieberman, Lamont, & Schlesinger

  • Alito, bringer of pain and tragedy into the lives of women, is being described as a “mainstream” conservative and, if that means that most conservatives take satisfaction by making young women in trouble more miserable than they already are, he may be a “mainstreamer”, a word which, when used as an adjective, has the power to make anybody thus labeled respectable.

    Nicholas von Hoffman: Mainstream

  • I contrast this with the message of Oprah, the foremost mainstreamer of spirituality in the world, which is the very reverse.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: When Religion Becomes Superstition

  • Fred Bergsten of the Peterson Institute for International Economics is a centrist mainstreamer who argued for a lower dollar.

    Jeff Madrick: The Long-Term Damage Done by Consensus Thinking

  • It may only be the obligation of acknowledgement of source (consider SF tantrums when a mainstreamer claims to have made up SF traditions themselves de novo).

    Cultural Appropriation

  • This type of information could be helpful to other amputees not only by being made readily available but also by helping any mainstreamer who reads the article understand more about what it's like to live as an amputee.

    Not "legless": Ten pairs of legs!

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