Meaning of “contrarian” in the English Dictionary


"contrarian" in Business English

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contrariannoun [ C ]

uk /kənˈtreəriən/ us FINANCE, STOCK MARKET

an investor who does the opposite of what most other investors are doing:

He is a contrarian who likes to buy stocks whose price is depressed by bad news he believes is only temporary.

(Definition of “contrarian” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)