American way

noun

Definition of American way

    the American way

    or less commonly

    the American Way

    1. :  a method or manner of behaving or living that is regarded as distinctively characteristic of the U.S. and representative of its values … yesterday's politicians metamorphose under the spell of nostalgia and simple ignorance into heroic avatars of Truth, Justice, and the American Way. — Gene Lyons

    1837

    First Known Use of american way

    1837


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