One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Supporting or promoting something enthusiastically, and often uncritically.‘the city's boosterish slogan “La Porte's on the Move.”’
- ‘They are too boosterish in arguing the low probability of nuclear accidents.’
- ‘Neither Gioia nor the report's authors soften the findings with boosterish optimism.’
- ‘At first blush, it seems like a typical up-with-teens site - the obligatory boosterish stuff trying to bolster the self-esteem of young girls.’
- ‘Perhaps the brash and celebratory character of Pop art was seen as an even more boosterish symbol of American culture than Abstract Expressionism.’
- ‘In general, though, he is aggressively boosterish about the ‘New Liberals’.’
- ‘We shouldn't need this kind of boosterish bluster, just like it shouldn't need those stupid they-did-it-first-but-we'll-do-it-anyway painted cows or whatever.’
- ‘His boosterish, lapel-grabbing use of the second-person pronoun is contagious, I'm afraid.’
- ‘During the late 90s in California, the web was futurity - in a very uncomplicated, boosterish way.’
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