1. (acronym) .  (chiefly, US) (alternative spelling of, nimby) Not In My BackYard – opposition to building, or people opposed to building.
  2. (acronym) .  (chiefly, US) Not In My BackYard.
  3. Noun.  (context, usually) Someone who objects to the building of an undesirable structure in their neighborhood, especially in public policy debate.
  4. Adjective.  Not wanting to have to deal with unpleasant or distasteful things near them.

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