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tree hugger

noun

: someone who is regarded as foolish or annoying because of being too concerned about protecting trees, animals, and other parts of the natural world from pollution and other threats

Full Definition of TREE HUGGER

sometimes disparaging :  environmentalist 2; especially :  an advocate for the preservation of woodlands

First Known Use of TREE HUGGER

1965

Rhymes with TREE HUGGER

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