New Deal

noun

Definition of New Deal

:the legislative and administrative program of President F. D. Roosevelt designed to promote economic recovery and social reform during the 1930s; also :the period of this program

New Dealer

noun

New Dealish

play \-ˈdē-lish\ adjective

New Dealism

play \-ˈdē-ˌli-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of new deal

from the supposed resemblance to the situation of freshness and equality of opportunity afforded by a fresh deal in a card game


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