n. 1) a corporate shill.
2) someone who advances the interests of corporations in preference to the interests of other groups in the society. Antonym is populist.
3) someone who believes that advancing the interests of corporations is the best way to advance the interests of other groups in society.
4) outdated usage -- academic term used to describe a society arranged by group classifications
When people call Obama a "corporatist" they generally mean "corporate shill." -- American Dad at TPM