Definition of individualist
1 : one that pursues a markedly independent course in thought or action
2 : one that advocates or practices individualism
individualisticplay \ˌin-də-ˌvij-wə-ˈli-dtik, -ˌvi-jə-wə-, -ˌvi-jə-ˈli-\ adjective
individualisticallyplay \ˌin-də-ˌvij-wə-ˈli-sti-k(ə-)lē, -ˌvi-jə-wə-, -ˌvi-jə-ˈli-\ adverb
Examples of individualist in a sentence
The school encourages children to be individualists.
<an individualist who steadfastly refuses to do what everyone else is doing>
First Known Use of individualist
INDIVIDUALIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of individualist for English Language Learners
: a person who does things without being concerned about what other people will think
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