Hoovercrat

noun Hoo·ver·crat \ˈhüvə(r)ˌkrat\

Definition of Hoovercrat

plural

-s

  1. :  a Democrat of the southern U.S. voting for or supporting Herbert Hoover in the presidential election of 1928

Hoovercratic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hoovercrat

Herbert Hoover + English democrat


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