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activist (plural activists)
- One who is politically active in the role of a citizen; especially, one who campaigns for change.
- 2023 January 11, “Network News: Court decision overturned: Six HS2 activists face retrial”, in RAIL, number 974, page 9:
- The six activists will now face a retrial at Highbury Magistrates' Court, in front of a new judge.
- One who is conspicuously active in carrying out any occupational or professional functions.
one who is politically active
- Behaving as an activist.
- 1971 September 26, “They Will Affect The Nation For Years To Come”, in New York Times:
- Even in the area of free speech, Justice Harlan sometimes emerged as more activist than his brother
- 2009 December 10, “Angst Over GM's Activist Board”, in BusinessWeek:
- Now GM has what may well be the most activist board ever.
- 2012 June 1, “Gov. Christie's court pick blocked”, in Cherry Hill Courier Post (NJ):
- Gov. Chris Christie has long complained that New Jersey's Supreme Court is too liberal and too activist
- An activist.
- (historical) A Flemish nationalist who cooperated with the occupying German Empire during the First World War.
- → Indonesian: aktivis
Declension of activist