HyperDic: activist

English > 2 senses of the word activist:
NOUNperson activist, militanta militant reformer
ADJECTIVEallactivist, activisticadvocating or engaged in activism
activist > pronunciation
Soundsae'ktahvahst; ae'ktihvihst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
abortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > activist: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningadvocating or engaged in activism.
Broaderactivedisposed to take action or effectuate change
Nounsactivista militant reformer
English > activist: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA militant reformer.
InstancesMalcolm X, Malcolm Littlemilitant civil rights leader (1925-1965)
NarrowerBlack MuslimAn activist member of a largely American group of Blacks called the Nation of Islam
Black PantherA member of the Black Panthers political party
Broaderreformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, melioristA disputant who advocates reform
Spanishactivista, militante
Catalanactivista, militant
Adjectivesactivistadvocating or engaged in activism
Nounsactivisma policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal

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