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[boo l-yuh-nist]
  1. a person who advocates a system in which currency is directly convertible to gold or silver.
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Origin of bullionist

First recorded in 1805–15; bullion + -ist
Related formsbul·lion·ism, noun
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Examples from the Web for bullionism

Historical Examples

  • How natural the transition from Bullionism to Mercantileism!

    Principles of Political Economy

    Arthur Latham Perry

  • Scientifically Protectionism is as dead as Mercantileism and Bullionism.

  • The first speaker was Isaac Buchanan, who deluged us with figures about Bullionism and the balance of trade.