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n. 1. One who attacks and seeks to overthrow economies.

2. One who destroys faith and trust in sacred economic principles.

(With apologies to the American Heritage Dictionary)
Those who demanded the removal of safeguards provided by common sense, accounting principles, fiduciary obligations and minimal regulation were in fact, econoclasts.

Who needs thieves and extortionists when you have econoclasts?

He was accused of being an econclast, but he was in fact an econopath, i.e. he couldn't help himself.
by astronav November 23, 2009
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