NIMBY

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Coined 1980 in UK by Emilie Travel Livezey, popularized by British politician Nicholas Ridley, who was Conservative Secretary of State for the Environment.

Pronunciation[edit]

Acronym [please replace this header][edit]

NIMBY

  1. (chiefly US) Alternative spelling of nimby. Not In My BackYard – opposition to building, or people opposed to building.

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]