Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

expansionary

[ik-span-shuh-ner-ee] /ɪkˈspæn ʃəˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
tending toward expansion:
an expansionary economy.
Origin of expansionary
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; expansion + -ary
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for expansionary
Contemporary Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for expansionary

Word Value for expansionary

0
26
Scrabble Words With Friends