Adjective "Jeffersonian" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jeffersonian


    Definition:

    1. pertaining to or advocating the political principles and doctrines of Thomas Jefferson, especially those stressing minimum control by the central government, the inalienable rights of the individual, and the superiority of an agrarian economy and rural society. noun

    2. a supporter of Thomas Jefferson or Jeffersonianism.

    Origin:
    Jeffersonian

    Examples:

    "oaths can be jeffersonian."

    "ideals can be jeffersonian."