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Bushism

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EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

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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NounEdit

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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