The definition of egalitarian is a belief that everyone should be treated the same or equally and all should have the same rights.(adjective)
An example of egalitarian hiring methods is where people are not discriminated against on the basis of race of religion.
An egalitarian is defined as a person who believes all people were created equal and should be treated equal.(noun)
An example of an egalitarian is a person who fights for civil rights, like Martin Luther King Jr.
See egalitarian in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Fr égalitaire < égalité < OFr equalité (see equality) + -ian
See egalitarian in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From French égalitaire
Origin: , from égalité, equality
Origin: , from Latin aequālitās
Origin: , from aequālis, equal; see equal.
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