Rooseveltian [roh-zuh-vel-tee-uh n; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt.

Origin of Rooseveltian An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; Roosevelt + -ian 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.

    Can Obama Solve America’s Health Care Crisis?

    Paul Farmer

    November 10, 2008

  • Historical Examples of rooseveltian

  • In public he never seems to have asserted himself in the Rooseveltian manner.

    The Friendly Club and Other Portraits

    Francis Parsons

  • It took more than an under-slung jaw and a rugged Rooseveltian determination to refuse this great honor.

    The Story of The American Legion

    George Seay Wheat

  • So he told himself fiercely; whereupon, in the Rooseveltian phrase, he cast his hat into the ring.

    Officer 666

    Barton W. Currie

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