Definition of boosterism
: the activities and attitudes characteristic of boosters
Examples of boosterism in a Sentence
Her article asserts that hometown boosterism keeps people from assessing the crime problem accurately.
Recent Examples of boosterism from the Web
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, tornadoes and various hurricanes, including Issac, Gustav and Katrina led to resurgences in boosterism.
Hello, David was the awkward one!), but the catalog's near-religious zeal for dork boosterism is infectious and not to be missed.
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Definition of boosterism for English Language Learners
: enthusiastic and usually excessive support for something or someone
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