[ in-duh-vij-oo-uh-list ]
/ ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u ə lɪst /


a person who shows great independence or individuality in thought or action.
an advocate of individualism.

Origin of individualist

First recorded in 1830–40; individual + -ist

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for individualistically

  • He counts himself a man of business, and thinks and acts and goes down to failure, individualistically.

British Dictionary definitions for individualistically


/ (ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəlɪst) /


a person who shows independence and individuality in his behaviour, opinions, or actions
an advocate of individualism

Derived Forms

individualistic, adjectiveindividualistically, adverb
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