Definition of behaviourist in English:

behaviourist

adjective & noun

Psychology
  • See behaviourism

    • ‘But details on those are for the behaviourists, and our focus is really our own standard of living.’
    • ‘We also have our own animal behaviourist, so if there are problems, she also takes a lot of the dogs in agility training, which is quite amazing because very often it is your most unsociable dog that takes to agility.’
    • ‘This is so much the case that there are now highly qualified psychologists and behaviourists that specialise in the management of change, in teaching us and those that force it upon us how to face the inherent fear we carry.’
    • ‘But the behaviourists were doing this to humans too.’
    • ‘But the behaviourists say that we also ritualise everyday partings.’

Pronunciation

behaviourist

/bɪˈheɪvjərɪst/