Definition of eco-nut in English:



informal, derogatory
  • A person who is very concerned about preserving the environment.

    • ‘Written off by some as an eco-nut, he demonstrated an impressive savoir faire for waging an effective media campaign.’
    • ‘That threw the eco-nuts off long enough for us to plan.’
    • ‘How much do the eco-nuts think we have to cut greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption?’
    • ‘A bunch of eco-nuts had seen enough of the destruction and decided to shut down all of it.’
    • ‘I haven't been paying that much attention to the eco-nuts in the last decade.’
    conservationist, preservationist, ecologist, green, nature-lover, eco-activist