Of or pertaining to utility; consisting in utility; &?;iming at utility as distinguished from beauty, ornament, etc.; sometimes, reproachfully, evincing, or characterized by, a regard for utility of a lower kind, or marked by a sordid spirit; as, utilitarian narrowness; a utilitarian indifference to art.
- Of, relating to, or in the interests of utility: utilitarian considerations in industrial design.
- Exhibiting or stressing utility over other values; practical: plain, utilitarian kitchenware.
- Of, characterized by, or advocating utilitarianism.
- One who advocates or practices utilitarianism.