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survivalist

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noun sur·viv·al·ist \-və-list\

Simple Definition of survivalist

  • : a person who believes that government and society will soon fail completely and who stores food, weapons, etc., in order to be prepared to survive when that happens

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of survivalist

  1. :  a person who advocates or practices survivalism; especially :  one who has prepared to survive in the anarchy of an anticipated breakdown of society

survivalist adjective

1970

First Known Use of survivalist

1970


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