Dictionary

inflationary

adjective in·fla·tion·ary \-shə-ˌner-ē\

: of or relating to economic inflation

: causing, experiencing, or affected by economic inflation : causing, experiencing, or affected by rising prices

Full Definition of INFLATIONARY

:  of, characterized by, or productive of inflation <inflationary policies>
ADVERTISEMENT

Examples of INFLATIONARY

  1. He blames the bad economy on the government's inflationary policies.

First Known Use of INFLATIONARY

1920

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: inflationary gapPrevious Word in the Dictionary: inflationAll Words Near: inflationary
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears