a person who has a monopoly.
an advocate of monopoly.

Origin of monopolist

First recorded in 1595–1605; monopol(y) + -ist
Related formsmo·nop·o·lis·tic, adjectivemo·nop·o·lis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·mo·nop·o·list, noun, adjectivean·ti·mo·nop·o·lis·tic, adjectivenon·mo·nop·o·lis·tic, adjectivepro·mo·nop·o·lis·tic, adjectivesem·i·mo·nop·o·lis·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for monopolistic

Contemporary Examples of monopolistic

Historical Examples of monopolistic

  • No one can be induced to toil, for owners of the monopolistic farm.

    Solaris Farm

    Milan C. Edson

  • In so far as any of these conditions is not met, the monopolistic concern has no right to surplus gains of any sort.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan

  • Both forms of the practice seem to have been extensively used by most of the monopolistic concerns of America.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan

  • It is unnecessary to point out the hold upon all economic development which is given through a monopolistic control of coal.

  • Describe briefly the "unfair practices" of monopolistic corporations.

Word Origin and History for monopolistic

1858; see monopoly + -istic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper