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inflationist

[ in-fley-shuh-nist ]
/ ɪnˈfleɪ ʃə nɪst /
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noun

an advocate of inflation through expansion of currency or bank deposits.

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Origin of inflationist

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; inflation + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for inflationist

  • The advance, in other words, can be cancelled by a mornings work of the inflationist as a currency expert has put it.

    The Fruits of Victory|Norman Angell
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