[ ek-oh-freek, ee-koh- ]
/ ˈɛk oʊˌfrik, ˈi koʊ- /
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noun Slang: Often Disparaging.
a zealous or overly zealous environmentalist or preservationist.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
usage note for ecofreak
This term is often used with disparaging intent, as shown in contexts where the person is being described as too extreme, hypocritical, impractical, etc.
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