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Origin of NIMBY
OTHER WORDS FROM NIMBYNim·by·ism, noun
Example sentences from the Web for nimby
Initially, people seemed enthusiastic, but then she ran into the eternal problem of waste management: NIMBY.
British Dictionary definitions for nimby
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Cultural definitions for nimby
Acronym for “Not In My Back Yard.” A term for a person who resists unwanted development, such as manufacturing plants, prisons, power companies, or chemical companies in his or her own neighborhood or town.