[ keyn-zee-uh n ]
/ ˈkeɪn zi ən /


of or relating to the economic theories, doctrines, or policies of Keynes or his followers, especially the policy of maintaining high employment and controlling inflation by varying the interest rates, tax rates, and public expenditure.


a person who maintains or supports the theories, doctrines, or policies of Keynes.

Origin of Keynesian

First recorded in 1935–40; Keynes + -ian

Related forms

Keynes·i·an·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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