boosterism

[boo-stuh-riz-uh m]
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noun

the action or policy of enthusiastically promoting something, as a city, product, or way of life: boosterism about the latest world's fair.

Nearby words

  1. booster,
  2. booster cable,
  3. booster dose,
  4. booster seat,
  5. boosterish,
  6. boot,
  7. boot boy,
  8. boot camp,
  9. boot hill,
  10. boot hook

Origin of boosterism

First recorded in 1910–15; booster + -ism

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boosterism

noun

the practice of actively promoting a city, region, etc, and its local businesses
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