gentrifier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gentrify +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

gentrifier ‎(plural gentrifiers)

  1. An agent of gentrification
    • 2009, January 2, “Ben Sisario”, in Out With the Knit, in With the Wine[1]:
      This real-estate drama, however, has a twist: one of the area's gentrifiers is a stylish new restaurant and performance space opened by Michael Dorf, the founder of the Knitting Factory.