Meaning of pragmatist

prag•ma•tist

Pronunciation: (prag'mu-tist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who is oriented toward the success or failure of a particular line of action, thought, etc.; a practical person.
  2. an advocate or adherent of philosophical pragmatism.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of pragmatism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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