Kennedyesque

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kennedy +‎ -esque

Adjective[edit]

Kennedyesque (comparative more Kennedyesque, superlative most Kennedyesque)

  1. Reminiscent of John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), former president of the United States.
    • 1995, Paul R. Henggeler, The Kennedy persuasion: the politics of style since JFK
      With little subtlety, candidates aped selected Kennedyesque features. Johnson hobnobbed with intellectuals; Nixon walked by the water; Carter rolled up his shirt-sleeves; Hart jabbed his index finger into the air; and Clinton played touch football.