boost·​er·​ish | \ ˈbü-stə-rish How to pronounce boosterish (audio) \

Definition of boosterish

: typical or suggestive of boosters or boosterism : marked by or showing extremely or excessively enthusiastic support for something Beginning in 1943 … American musical theater proffered an upbeat nationalism that mirrored the country's increasingly boosterish mood.— Carol Troyen, American Art, Summer 1993

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1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Boosterish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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