Definition of Robin Hoodism in US English:

Robin Hoodism

noun

  • Behaviour characteristic of Robin Hood; especially the activity or practice of taking from the rich to give to the poor.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From Robin Hood + -ism.

Pronunciation

Robin Hoodism

/ˌrɒbɪn ˈhʊdɪz(ə)m/