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See also: luddite
- Hyphenation: Lud‧dite
- (UK, US) enPR: lŭdʹīt, IPA(key): /ˈlʌd.aɪt/
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- (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈlʌd.ʌit/
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Luddite (plural Luddites)
- Any of a group of early 19th century English textile workers who destroyed machinery because it would harm their livelihood.
- (by extension, pejorative) Someone who opposes technological change.
19th century textile worker who destroyed machinery
one opposing technological change