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boosterism Line breaks: booster|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːstəˌrɪz(ə)m/

Definition of boosterism in English:


[mass noun] chiefly North American
The keen promotion of a person, organization, or cause: it would be easy to dismiss such hyperbole as blatant boosterism
More example sentences
  • Younger editors, however, were also more likely to support boosterism, a practice that has tarnished the image of sports departments.
  • We've never encountered such boosterism from a mainstream journalist before.
  • Meanwhile, the fleet footed and well connected have profited from surging exports, a bubbly urban real estate market and, occasionally, government boosterism.


Example sentences
  • His boosterish, lapel-grabbing use of the second-person pronoun is contagious, I'm afraid.
  • We shouldn't need this kind of boosterish bluster, just like it shouldn't need those stupid they-did-it-first-but-we'll-do-it-anyway painted cows or whatever.
  • At first blush, it seems like a typical up-with-teens site - the obligatory boosterish stuff trying to bolster the self-esteem of young girls.
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