Definition of Boosterism

1. Noun. (American English) Promotion of a city, organisation, etc. in order to improve public opinion. ¹

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Definition of Boosterism

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boosterism

boost up
booster amplifier
booster cable
booster cables
booster club
booster dose
booster injection
booster response
booster rocket
booster shot
booster stations
booster unit
boosterism (current term)
boot block
boot camp
boot camps
boot cut
boot disk

Literary usage of Boosterism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Community Policing: Comparative Aspects of Community Oriented Police Work by Dieter Dölling, Thomas Feltes (1993)
"Community policing offers boosterism, a feel-good politics in the vein of ... This boosterism rings hollow. It is likely that few people identify with it ..."

2. The Llano Estacado of the Us Southern High Plains: Environmental by Elizabeth Brooks (2000)
"boosterism boosterism, the third major force for settlement on the Llano, is promotion of a place through paid advertising in the form of booklets, ..."

3. Teaching the Best Practice Way: Methods That Matter, K-12 by Harvey Daniels, Marilyn Bizar (2005)
"(OK, there are rather a lot of Chicagoans—please forgive our hometown boosterism.) While many of these reports come to us from skillful veteran teachers, ..."

4. Airport Revenue Diversion: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by John McCain (1999)
"Increasingly airports are being asked to provide funds for local public boosterism, eg promotional activities, support for sporting events, ..."

5. Emil Von Behring: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Serum Therapy by Derek S. Linton (2005)
"... relations between the press and public health doctors committed to the bacteriological program, national or urban boosterism, and medical progress. ..."

6. A Melancholy Scene of Devastation: The Public Response to the 1793 by J. Worth Estes, Billy G. Smith (1997)
"... and the Rhetoric and Practice of boosterism," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 116(1992): 131-155. 20. Carey, Short Account, p. 32. 21. ..."

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