boosterish


Related to boosterish: boisterous

boosterish

(ˈbuːstərɪʃ)
adj
designed to boost business; optimistic
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In this context union leaders faded in importance; furthermore, even when union leaders stayed engaged in civic affairs, they tended to become junior partners in their Chamber of Commerce colleagues' boosterish schemes.
And since where I grew up people regarded disco the way the HUAC regarded communism, this strain prevailed throughout the '70s and beyond, until--in a Sinclair Lewis-meets-"Soul Train" kind of way--native-son Prince turned everyone into boosterish converts to funk.
At the risk of sounding both banal and boosterish, let me go so far as to say "world-class" excellent articles.
The first thing to know is this: Buzbee, like Perry, is a big Aggie; that is the term of art for serious, boosterish, generous alums, whether they are Aggies, Bears, Horned Frogs or Longhorns.
While surfing was indeed a lifestyle and passionate leisure pursuit--less time working was potentially more time surfing--hand-shapers do not buy into ideas of creative work as freedom, ideas typically spread by boosterish proponents of 'flexibility' in work (Sennett, 1998).
Despite its boosterish tone, the title of the show also brought into play the idea of import/export--approaching a thesis that, if teased out, would imply that the Southern California art world operates as a center for cultural production in way that simulates (rather than counters or negates) the machinery of the entertainment industry: Stuff gets made here, lots of it, in order to be sent our into the broader culture.
It could be interpreted more as a worldview--a kind of techno-utopian vision that purports to "support Darwinian evolution," as the boosterish website www.
The author presents a boosterish memoir of his 23 years with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, discussing cases from his early years, such as investigating the Ku Klux Klan and drug trafficking, but primarily focusing on his work in the Bureau's Counterterrorism Section.
A boosterish outlook on bringing jobs to Florida and how lawyers can help.
And here's your 1911 grim, slim (134 pages), color less edition that's boosterish enough to claim that the state's rain rap is preposterous, and boring enough to waste 19 pages on the number of registered voters in each of the state's precincts.
But I did stumble upon a survey recently that indicates that a lot of the criticism of real estate brokers as being too boosterish may be partly misplaced.
Lewis's writing, in some ways so characteristic of boosterish wartime journalism, nonetheless distilled a new set of ideas about, the role of the neighborhood in American life, employing language that would color discussions over the remainder of the decade.