1. [ noun ] (philosophy) a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
Related terms: philosopher pragmatist pragmatist
2. [ noun ] a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly
Related terms: person pragmatist
3. [ noun ] (fine art) a painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style
Related terms: painter
Similar spelling:   realistic