Adjective "activist" definition and examples

(Activist may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


A person who campaigns to bring about political or social change.
  1. 'a committed animal rights activist'
  2. 'Activists are warning our farmers a similar disaster could happen to them.'
  3. 'Scientists claim genetically modified foods are safe; meanwhile, activists are blasting the opposite message at consumers.'
  4. 'The activists say this is the start of a statewide movement to stop biotech agriculture in California.'
  5. 'The account is based on interviews with union leaders, activists, and political leaders.'
  6. 'Dependence on the federal goverment has made political activists out of many beet farmers.'


Campaigning to bring about political or social change.
  1. 'a green-leaning activist magazine'
  2. 'His latest book has a more activist agenda, albeit one that's cloaked as a continuation of his architecture lessons.'
  3. 'Our co-op is made up of extremely committed and activist members.'
  4. 'Her response was activist in tone, as she incorporated the request into the artwork itself.'
  5. 'We explicitly do not have an activist short-term-oriented policy.'
  6. 'The legislature has made such designations, and has been uncomfortable with the executive branch taking an activist role.'

More definitions

1. an especially active, vigorous advocate of a cause, especially a political cause. adjective

2. of or relating to activism or activists: an activist organization for environmental concern.

3. advocating or opposing a cause or issue vigorously, especially a political cause: Activist opponents of the president picketed the White House.

More examples(as adjective)

"congresses can be activist on issues."

"groups can be activist."

"roles can be activist."

"policies can be activist."

"shareholders can be activist."

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