contrarian

[ kuh n-trair-ee-uh n ]
/ kənˈtrɛər i ən /

noun

a person who takes an opposing view, especially one who rejects the majority opinion, as in economic matters.

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British Dictionary definitions for contrarian

contrarian

/ (kənˈtrɛərɪən) /

noun

  1. a contrary or obstinate person
  2. (as modifier)a contrarian investor; contrarian instincts
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