noun[mass noun, often as modifier]
A political policy of increasing taxes in order to fund an increase in government spending: an old-fashioned, left-of-centre tax-and-spend party
More example sentences
- But Democrats may be more concerned about the old tax and spend label.
- There will be constant attacks on Democrats as "tax-and-spend" liberals.
- Tragically, the Minister of Finance disagrees with his own Treasury advisers and prefers to go on taxing and spending.