hyperhygienist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- + hygienist

Adjective[edit]

hyperhygienist (comparative more hyperhygienist, superlative most hyperhygienist)

  1. Being too hygenic.
  2. (pejorative, agriculture, environment) Having an overemphasis on "safety" or "cleanliness" as defined only for the consumer, that effectively forces the use of pesticides, other chemicals, or even requires or encourages genetically modified organisms to prevent insects; and applied to certain agricultural policies, laws, food regulations, wholesale food buying rules, and tax, tariff and trade measures by advocates of organic farming.