Definition of Contrarian

1. Noun. An investor who deliberately decides to go against the prevailing wisdom of other investors.

Generic synonyms: Investor



Definition of Contrarian

1. Noun. a financial investor who tends to have an opinion of market trends at variance with most others ¹

2. Noun. a person who expresses a contradicting viewpoint, especially one who denounces the majority persuasion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contrarian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contrarian

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contrapositions
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contrapositives
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contrapuntal
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contrapuntists
contraremonstrant
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contrarian (current term)
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contrariwise

Literary usage of Contrarian

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1. Alliances in International Constructionby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"General strategies are discussed in Appendix E, page E - 17, in addition to a "contrarian's" view, page E - 19, which presents a different view on forming ..."

2. The Mysteries of Opium Reveal'd by John Jones (1701)
"The fame contrarian is the true ... the contrarian. -',..... , It is well worth your noting, That God's Wtf- 4f>m does always ..."

3. Schools and Workplaces: An Overview of Successful and Unsuccessful Practices by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
""Organizational and Financial Correlates of a 'contrarian' Human Resource Investment Strategy. ... In the "contrarian" human resource investment strategy, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by William Brown, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Robert Belt (1820)
"... in contrarian, and will let in all sorts of evidence.' Where the presumption arises from the construction of words simply, qua words, no evidence- can ..."

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