Bushism

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Bush +‎ -ism, after American presidents George W. Bush (1946–) and George H. W. Bush (1924–).

Proper noun[edit]

Bushism

  1. (uncountable) The political philosophy associated with former US president George W. Bush or his father, former US president George H. W. Bush.
    • 1999 October 7, New York Times,
      But to get to the essence of Bushism, it's helpful to go to another and more unusual book, All the Best, George Bush, a collection of letters written by George Bush the elder.

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Noun[edit]

Bushism (countable and uncountable, plural Bushisms)

  1. (countable) A turn of phrase spoken by President George W. Bush that is unintentionally comical due to grammatical errors, malapropisms, etc.

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