#define luddite

March 25, 2006
define tech

Pronunciation: ‘l&-“dIt Function: noun Etymology: After Ned Ludd, an English laborer who was supposed to have destroyed weaving machinery around 1779. 1 : Any of a group of British workers who between 1811 and 1816 rioted and destroyed laborsaving textile machinery in the belief that such machinery would diminish employment. 2 : One who opposes technical or technological change.