free marketeer

noun

variants or less commonly free marketer
: a proponent of a free-market economy

Examples of free marketeer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Miller is a staunch free marketeer who believes that the exorbitant resale prices simply reflect how much consumers are willing to pay for them and not a failing in his platform. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 15 Apr. 2024 The runoff vote in Chile featured a study in contrasts — the leftist former student activist allied with the Communist Party and the ultraconservative free marketeer who reminds many of former President Trump and his South American devotee, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Jorge Poblete, Los Angeles Times, 19 Dec. 2021 Truss, a free marketeer prone to photo ops that pay homage to Britain’s Iron Lady, can likely push through the brunt of her policies barring an unprecedented rebellion in her own ranks, however. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 23 Sep. 2022 To Truss, a Conservative free marketeer, that means cutting individual and corporate taxes and slashing regulations for business. Jill Lawless, ajc, 21 Sep. 2022 In the 13th episode David Bahnsen talked to Senator Pat Toomey, a deficit hawk and free marketeer still fighting the good fight in the U.S. Senate. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 17 Apr. 2021 The status quo has a lot for a free marketeer to love. Robert Verbruggen, National Review, 5 Dec. 2019 And for that welcome-if-unintentional result, free marketeers should be delighted — though not really surprised. James Pethokoukis, TheWeek, 17 Jan. 2020 One is the strawman version of libertarians, or free marketeers, that is often held up as a world view that needs to go. Nr Staff, National Review, 19 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of free marketeer was in 1954

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“Free marketeer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20marketeer. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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