One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the former US president Bill Clinton or his policies.‘a Clintonite foreign policy’
- ‘He'll likely continue a Clintonite foreign policy, albeit with minor changes.’
- ‘He was equally critical of the Clintonite legacy, but Iowa and New Hampshire didn't vote for him in the end.’
- ‘The Clintonite Democratic Leadership Council warned earlier this year that he was "unelectable" and this week criticised his "light-on-issues, heavy-on-anger presidential effort".’
- ‘It is most unlikely that the party can sustain their Clintonite triangulation in the face of serious scrutiny.’
- ‘An autumn reshuffle of the campaign team and the arrival of several Clintonite veterans did little to halt the president's momentum.’
A supporter of the former US president Bill Clinton or his policies.‘our current governor is a former Clintonite’
- ‘The administration started a whispering campaign that undermined his credibility and labeled him a "Clintonite".’
- ‘The Clintonites also didn't assume the glorious employment boom of the late '90s would last forever.’
- ‘It's clear from the outset that he is, in some broad sense, a Clintonite, but he doesn't bully the reader into any particular frame of political analysis.’
- ‘Clintonites began to argue more explicitly that "values [must come] before interests".’
- ‘Most people assumed he would be a loyal Clintonite given his long history with them.’
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