- pertaining to or consisting in utility.
- having regard to utility or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc.
- of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of utilitarianism.
- an adherent of utilitarianism.
- of or relating to utilitarianism
- designed for use rather than beauty
- a person who believes in utilitarianism
1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) from utility. One guided by the doctrine of the greatest happiness for the greatest number.