As in an idviudal who has capital, be it property, natural resources, means of production or labor, all of which constitute capital. In modern usage, meant to signify someone who believes or participates in a capitalist economic system, in which labor, capital, or other resources are bartered for paper currency which can be used to by whichever othe form of capital the currency holder desires. Capitalist also signifies someone who wishes to avoid excessive government involvement or regulation in this system of capital bartering.
"The United States economy is a Capitalist rather then a communist economy"
"Globalization is run by capitalist pigs, but us potsmoking unwashed student types are going to stand up to your opression by eating granola instead of Lucky Charms and drinking strained carrot juice instead of Pepsi. To show our opposition to your evil capitalist establishment, we will act morally superior at all times, be very depressed about the state of the world, and occasionally go to protests and carry signs"
-Spolied children of upper middle class parents
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