Rooseveltian [roh-zuh-vel-tee-uh n; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano or of Theodore .
Origin of Rooseveltian An Americanism dating back to 1905–10;+ Examples from the Web for rooseveltian Contemporary Examples of rooseveltian
And it looks like we might just have a Rooseveltian visionary—pragmatic, bold—headed to Pennsylvania Avenue.
November 10, 2008
Historical Examples of rooseveltian
In public he never seems to have asserted himself in the Rooseveltian manner.
It took more than an under-slung jaw and a rugged Rooseveltian determination to refuse this great honor.
George Seay Wheat
So he told himself fiercely; whereupon, in the Rooseveltian phrase, he cast his hat into the ring.
Barton W. Currie