anti-consumerism

Cultural Dictionary

consumerism definition


A movement in the United States that seeks to protect consumers against shoddy or improperly labeled products. (See Ralph Nader.)

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: anti-consumer
Next Definition: anti-creation
Words Near: anti-consumerism
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for anti-consumerism
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing anti-consumerism
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature