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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