Definition of boosterism in English:

Share this entry

boosterism

Pronunciation: /ˈbuːstəˌrɪz(ə)m/

noun

[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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: booster|ism

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.