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tree hugger

noun

Simple Definition of tree hugger

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tree hugger

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

1965

First Known Use of tree hugger

1965

Rhymes with tree hugger


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