Definitions for egalitarianɪˌgæl ɪˈtɛər i ən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word egalitarian

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•gal•i•tar•i•anɪˌgæl ɪˈtɛər i ən(adj.)

  1. asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, esp. in political, economic, or social life.

  2. (n.)one who adheres to egalitarian beliefs.

Origin of egalitarian:

1880–85; alter. of equalitarian with F égal r. equal


Princeton's WordNet

  1. egalitarian, equalitarian(adj)

    a person who believes in the equality of all people

  2. classless, egalitarian(adj)

    favoring social equality

    "a classless society"


  1. egalitarian(Noun)

    A person who accepts or promotes social equality and equal rights for all people.

  2. egalitarian(Adjective)

    Characterized by social equality and equal rights for all people.

  3. Origin: From égalitaire

Translations for egalitarian


Find a translation for the egalitarian definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these egalitarian definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"egalitarian." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for egalitarian?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for egalitarian: