Definition of mobilist in US English:

mobilist

adjective

  • 1Politics and Sociology. Designating or relating to a political party or system which urges political participation, especially a non-democratic or totalitarian government which seeks to achieve this through coercion.

  • 2Geology. Of or relating to mobilism. Now chiefly historical.

noun

  • Geology. A person who believes in mobilism, or in its application in a particular case. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

1960s. From mobile + -ist, after mobilism.

Pronunciation

mobilist

/ˈməʊbɪlɪst/