Definition of Rooseveltian in English:

Rooseveltian

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Theodore Roosevelt, especially with regard to his vigorous outdoor activities and forceful political style.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, especially with regard to his policies of economic relief, recovery, and reform.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Hartford Courant. From the name of Theodore Roosevelt + -ian<br>1930s; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of Franklin Delano Roosevelt + -ian.

Pronunciation

Rooseveltian

/rəʊzəˈvɛltɪən//ruːzəˈvɛltɪən/