asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social life.
a person who adheres to egalitarian beliefs.
of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
an adherent of egalitarian principles

1885, from French égalitaire, from Old French egalite, from Latin aequalitatem (see equality). The noun is 1920.


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