prepresidential

adjective

pre·​pres·​i·​den·​tial ˌprē-ˌpre-zə-ˈden(t)-shəl How to pronounce prepresidential (audio)
-ˌprez-ˈden(t)-
variants or pre-presidential
: of, relating to, or being the time before a particular person becomes a president
Theodore Roosevelt's prepresidential career/years

Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prepresidential was in 1876

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Cite this Entry

“Prepresidential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepresidential. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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