a false and more or less damaging report circulated for political effect, usually about a candidate seeking an office.
(US) a false or distorted report or account, used to obtain political advantage
verb (used with or without object), roosed, roosing, noun 1. praise.
noun, U.S. History. 1. a corollary (1904) to the Monroe Doctrine, asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
noun 1. a dam on the Salt River, in central Arizona. 284 feet (87 meters) high; 1080 feet (329 meters) long.
[roh-zuh-vel-tee-uh n; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uh n] /ˌroʊ zəˈvɛl ti ən; spelling pronunciation ˌru zəˈvɛl ti ən/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt.