buycott

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of buy +‎ boycott

Noun[edit]

buycott (plural buycotts)

  1. The opposite of a boycott: deliberately purchasing a company's or a country's products in support of their policies, or to counter a boycott.

Verb[edit]

buycott (third-person singular simple present buycotts, present participle buycotting, simple past and past participle buycotted)

  1. (transitive) To support (a company, country, etc.) by buying its products.
    • 2009 October 11, Anand Giridharadas, “Boycotts Minus the Pain”, in New York Times[1]:
      Proponents of buycotting see these premiums as pure political expression: citizens’ parting with money to refine the world.