Definition of Volsteadian
: of or relating to prohibition Volsteadian days Volsteadian restrictions
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of volsteadian
Volstead Act, congressional act passed October 28, 1919 to enforce prohibition (after Andrew J. Volstead †1947 American legislator and author of the Volstead Act) + English -an
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Volsteadian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).