nouninformal, often derogatory
A person who campaigns for protection of the environment.
- ‘FIFTY ways to be a real greenie,’ said an article in my daughter's magazine, and it gave 50 simple changes she could make to her lifestyle which would help to save Mother Earth.
- First and foremost, it is important to understand that environmentalism is bigger business than greenies would like to admit.
- Chris has little time for those whingeing greenies who want everyone to go organic.
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