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mainstreamer (plural mainstreamers)
- Someone in the mainstream.
1991 February 8, Michael Miner, “Sun-Times Picks a Critic/Skip in Time”, in Chicago Reader:
- And what a strange souvenir it is of its time: when mainstreamers desperate to save a newspaper clung for dear life to subversive wit!
2007 November 8, Peter Beinart, “Marching After Goldwater in the Opposite Direction”, in New York Times:
- But to Goldwater and Bozell it was the mainstreamers who were the true aliens.