mainstreamer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mainstream +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

mainstreamer ‎(plural mainstreamers)

  1. Someone in the mainstream.
    • 1991 February 8, Michael Miner, “Sun-Times Picks a Critic/Skip in Time”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      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[2]:
      But to Goldwater and Bozell it was the mainstreamers who were the true aliens.

Synonyms[edit]

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