Meaning of ultraist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌltrəɪst/


  • A holder of extreme opinions.

    ‘Hot heads and ultraists often have a propensity to think narrow because they are unable to accommodate conflicting views.’
    • ‘Most radical of all were the ultraists, who were prepared to wage armed conflict to achieve their objectives.’
    • ‘It should be noted here that the ultraist movement, initiated in Madrid in 1918 by Guillermo de Torre and Cansinos Assens, stressed the importance of new and unusual metaphors - the typical ultraist poem consisted of nothing else.’