Meaning of deflationist in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈfleɪʃ(ə)nɪst/

noun & adjective

See deflation

‘Recently, some deflationists have put forth an argument that a creature known as a ‘synthetic dollar short’ will drive a substantial appreciation of the dollar.’
  • ‘Here is one of the foremost deflationists arguing that silver is a great buy.’
  • ‘Many deflationists argue that Germany will follow Japan into a deflationary spiral.’
  • ‘Brüning's deflationist policies aggravated the economic difficulties and unrest mounted, fuelled by the Nazis.’
  • ‘If you are of the deflationist bent, then you believe that rates will be lower by 2010.’