Definition of bunny hugger in English:

bunny hugger


derogatory, informal
  • An animal lover; a conservationist.

    • ‘They might not be brainless bunny-huggers, but their powers of persuasion are insufficient to explain the apparent willingness of many people to credit the bizarre ideas of the animal rights movement.’
    • ‘No doubt the bunny-huggers will be delighted that 12 months of hard labour by an honest and genuinely green-figured countryman have gone down the pan.’
    • ‘Even before the plans are finalised the bunny-huggers are demanding a longer tunnel - a tunnel that avoids even more piles of old rock.’
    • ‘The bunny-hugger crowd tell us to shout, scream, blow whistles, or carry OC bear spray.’