Populist

What is Populist ?

Populist is (adj) believing that ordinary people should have more say in government The movement was led by a young populist politician. It was a rousing populist speech. Synonym mainstream. Antonym elitist (noun) a person who believes that ordinary people should have more say in government The populists in the party supported the lowering of the voting age.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level