neotraditionalist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neo- +‎ traditionalist

Adjective[edit]

neotraditionalist (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to neotraditionalism.
    • 1988 March 25, Dan Liberty, “Saying NO to Fundamentalism”, Chicago Reader:
      The apocalyptic theology of the Jehovah's Witnesses is not as popular today as other fundamentalist beliefs, but their founding and history are typical of other neotraditionalist sects.

Noun[edit]

neotraditionalist (plural neotraditionalists)

  1. A follower or adherent of neotraditionalism.
    • 1998 February 27, Peter Margasak, “Steve Earle & the Dukes”, Chicago Reader:
      He's played the brooding folksinger, the alt-country pioneer, the next Bruce Springsteen, the redneck outlaw, the volatile drug casualty, the neotraditionalist, and the reborn rocker--hell, he's put on more guises than he's put out records.

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