eco-nut

eco-nut

A derogatory term for someone who is passionate about environmental issues. Is anyone surprised that those eco-nuts in my neighborhood have taken up composting?

eco nut

verb
See also: eco, nut
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I'm a tree hugger and eco-nut. I love all things nature and natural.
Today, she's one of a breed of eco-nut who totes around reusable containers in a backpack.
An eco-nut torched a house and shot at a building worker - because hedgehogs had been made homeless.
The world body seems distant from everyday life in America, its globalist schemes dismissed by most Americans--who have other pressing things to worry about--as little more than the daydreams and delusions of Marxist malcontents, green eco-nuts, and tin-pot dictators.
An account of their lives as undercover eco-nuts will be broadcast in the autumn, when Dimbleby and his programme will be ridiculed.