Definitions for nimbyism

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

NIMBYusu. ˈnɪm bi

or Nim•by

  1. 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:

1980–85

Nim′by•ism(n.)

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  1. nimbyism(Noun)

    The ideology of a nimby, often used pejoratively.

    Are the objections to the airport legitimate or is it just a case of nimbyism?

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