Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

Rooseveltian

[roh-zuh-vel-tee-uh n; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uh n] /ˌroʊ zəˈvɛl ti ən; spelling pronunciation ˌru zəˈvɛl ti ən/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt.
Origin of Rooseveltian
1905-1910
An Americanism dating back to 1905-10; Roosevelt + -ian
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Rooseveltian
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • 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.

    Officer 666 Barton W. Currie

Word of the Day

Nearby words for rooseveltian

Word Value for Rooseveltian

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends