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1. a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various people of the United States determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that those living on a coast is superior to others, specifically middle America.
2. hatred or intolerance of people from middle America.
Ever since Dave moved to California, he's become such a coastist.
by D-Rock in SD January 25, 2008
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A snobby academic who actually believes that jobs in the American heartland are intrinsically less desirable than those on the coast.
I don't wanna be coastist, but taking that job at University of Nebraska sounds like a death sentence.
by shitty karma November 03, 2013
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