Meaning of materialist

ma•te•ri•al•ist

Pronunciation: (mu-tēr'ē-u-list), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who is markedly more concerned with material things than with spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values.
  2. an adherent of philosophical materialism.
—adj.
  1. concerned with material things; materialistic.
  2. of or pertaining to philosophical materialism or its adherents.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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