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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The action or policy of enthusiastically promoting something, as a city, product, or way of life

Usage examples (37)
  • Evidently, statin boosterism is just as rampant among British cardiologists.
  • This seems unlikely but civic boosterism is common to regional dailies everywhere so what the heck.
  • Kleinzahler says that Keillor's "boosterism" will sell books but do nothing to turn "the better animals in the jungle" to poetry.
  • California (including a book of mine), and a mendacious library of tourist "boosterism" as well. for more
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