Meaning of extremist

ex•trem•ist

Pronunciation: (ik-strē'mist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who goes to extremes, esp. in political matters.
  2. a supporter or advocate of extreme doctrines or practices.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to extremists.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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