Definition of gentrifier in US English:

gentrifier

noun

  • See gentrify

    • ‘He embodies all that is reprehensible in the voice of the impatient self-serving gentrifier
    • ‘Soon he was gutting and renovating previously vacant buildings, and selling to yuppie gentrifiers.’
    • ‘By the late twentieth century, many of the migrant families or their descendants were also moving from the inner city to newer outer suburban areas eventually to be replaced by middle-class gentrifiers.’