Definitions for nimbyusu. ˈnɪm bi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
NIMBYusu. ˈnɪm bi
not in my backyard (used to refer to persons or groups that oppose the introduction into their neighborhood of an institution they consider objectionable, as a prison or psychiatric clinic).
Origin of NIMBY:
someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard
Someone who objects to the building of an undesirable structure in their neighborhood, especially in public policy debate.
Not wanting to have to deal with unpleasant or distasteful things near them.
Their vote against measures to help refugees has been perceived by the socially conscious margin of society as a typically nimby attitude.
Origin: Coined 1980 in UK by Emilie Travel Livezey, popularized by British politician , who was Conservative Secretary of State for the Environment.