ecofreak

This page is about the slang term ecofreak.

Meaning: a person with strong views on the importance of protecting the natural environment

For example:

  • Before becoming Minister for the Environment, Peter was a rock star and an ecofreak.

  • All these ecofreaks came and lay down in front of the bulldozers to stop them from clearing the forest.

Origin: combines "eco", which is short for ecology, with "freak", which means a person with an extreme interest in something.

Quick Quiz:

Julie's an ecofreak, so she would never do anything to hurt

a. a government's image

b. a company's profits

c. an animal's habitat

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Contributor: Matt Errey