Meaning of survivalist

sur•viv•al•ist

Pronunciation: (sur-vī'vu-list), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who makes preparations to survive a widespread catastrophe, as an atomic war or anarchy, esp. by storing food and weapons in a safe place.
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