Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Donald Trump (born 1946), American business magnate, socialite, author and television personality.

Etymologies

Trump +‎ -ian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After promising in typical Trumpian modesty to replace a restaurant at a landmark New York beach with "the finest dining and banquet facility anywhere in the world," Donald Trump seethes four years later that visitors still must pass what he calls "a rat-infested dump."

    Trump stymied in bid to build at NY's Jones Beach

  • WANTAGH, N.Y. mdash; After promising in typical Trumpian modesty to replace a restaurant at a landmark New York beach with the finest dining and banquet ...

    Trump stymied in bid to build at NY's Jones Beach

  • A New York Times columnist also recycles a Trumpian fairy tale in which this master publicity seeker reveals that in some cases he told banks not to finance his projects because they were a "bad deal."

    Danny Schechter: Did God Do It? Blaming The Crisis On The Divine

  • "Metro" condemns the new capitalist spirit that the production celebrates with Trumpian gusto, and offers three contradictory endings -- sad, wistful and celebratory - to cover all its ideological bets.

    A Chorus Lineski

  • A New York Times columnist also recycles a Trumpian fairy tale in which this master publicity seeker reveals that in some cases he told banks NOT to finance his projects because they were a “bad deal.”

    God Did It

  • Donald Trump, the world's most Trumpian developer, has threatened several times to erect the world's tallest building, and last year he tried again, on a prime riverfront site in Chicago.

    High Time

  • A Trumpian figure, he palled around with celebrities (he seemed close to Ann Miller) and went dancing with assorted L.A. showgirls.

    Nancy Jo Sales on Paris and Nicky Hilton

  • Thursday night's event oozed with Trumpian excess: there were huge platters of tuna tartare on crispy wonton chips, roast beef tenderloin crostini and lobster medallions with mango salsa.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In 2009, Trump published a book with a very Trumpian title: "Think Like a Champion."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Not surprisingly, Mrs. Trump describes the venture in the Trumpian language of self-promotion.

    NYT > Home Page

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