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Rooseveltian

[roh-zuh-vel-tee-uh n; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uh n]
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  1. of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt.

Origin of Rooseveltian

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; Roosevelt + -ian
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  • In public he never seems to have asserted himself in the Rooseveltian manner.

  • It took more than an under-slung jaw and a rugged Rooseveltian determination to refuse this great honor.

  • So he told himself fiercely; whereupon, in the Rooseveltian phrase, he cast his hat into the ring.

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    Barton W. Currie