Definition of Luddite noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Luddite

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noun
NAmE//ˈlʌdaɪt//
 
(disapproving)
 
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a person who is opposed to new technology or working methods Named after Ned Lud, one of the workers who destroyed machinery in factories in the early 19th century, because they believed it would take away their jobs.
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