noun Date: circa 1913 the activities and attitudes characteristic of boosters

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Boosterism — is the act of boosting, or promoting, one s town, city, or organization, with the goal of improving public perception of it. Boosting can be as simple as talking up the entity at a party or as elaborate as establishing a visitors bureau. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • boosterism — ☆ boosterism [bo͞os′təriz΄əm ] n. the practice of boosting or promoting a city, resort, etc …   English World dictionary

  • boosterism — /booh steuh riz euhm/, n. the action or policy of enthusiastically promoting something, as a city, product, or way of life: boosterism about the latest world s fair. [1910 15; BOOSTER + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • boosterism — noun Promotion of a city, organisation, etc. in order to improve public opinion. Urban boosterism has a long tradition in the United States …   Wiktionary

  • boosterism — təˌrizəm noun ( s) : the activities and attitudes typical of boosters (sense 2) natives deeply in love with their environment with more sincerity than boosterism Al Hine …   Useful english dictionary

  • boosterism — n. enthusiastic support, zealous promotion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boosterism — noun chiefly N. Amer. the keen promotion of a person, organization, or cause. Derivatives boosterish adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • boosterism — boost·er·ism …   English syllables

  • boosterism — boost•er•ism [[t]ˈbu stəˌrɪz əm[/t]] n. cvb the action or policy of enthusiastically promoting something, as a city, product, or service • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • boosterism — /ˈbustərɪzəm/ (say boohstuhrizuhm) noun the systematic promotion of one s city, state, or organisation. {US booster a fan or supporter + ism} –boosterist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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