Cleggmania

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clegg +‎ -mania

Noun[edit]

Cleggmania (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Enthusiasm for British Liberal Democrat politician Nick Clegg.
    • 2010, John Bartle, Nicholas Allen, Britain at the Polls 2010 (page 192)
      Before the debate the Daily Telegraph, a Conservative-leaning newspaper, had tried to prick the Cleggmania bubble by running a story alleging that Clegg had received payments from party donors directly into his private bank account.
    • 2011, Rachel Johnson, A Diary of The Lady: My First Year As Editor
      Cleggmania briefly hit Orpington but we need to call our voters and tell them to stick to the blue corner []