Definition of Luddite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Luddite

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlʌdaɪt//
 
; NAmE 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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Luddite