Meaning of idealist
Pronunciation: (ī-dē'u-list), [key]
- a person who cherishes or pursues high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc.
- a visionary or impractical person.
- a person who represents things as they might or should be rather than as they are.
- a writer or artist who treats subjects imaginatively.
- a person who accepts the doctrines of idealism.
- idealist (Thesaurus)