Definition of Reaganomics in English:


plural noun

treated as singular
  • The economic policies of the former US president Ronald Reagan, associated especially with the reduction of taxes and the promotion of unrestricted free-market activity.

    ‘the claim that cutting taxes generates more revenue was a key element of Reaganomics’
    • ‘The term nonetheless made its way into common usage to characterize social policies ranging from sociobiology to Reaganomics.’
    • ‘Politically, the Republican presidential candidates can be assessed on their various preferred visions of Reaganomics.’
    • ‘Still, there's heated dispute about just how important Reaganomics was to the tech boom.’
    • ‘Whichever side you take, the right way to assess Reaganomics, like any revolution, is not by looking at the immediate effect.’
    • ‘Such is the trade policy rhetoric of Reaganomics, a rhetoric combining free trade grandiloquence with policies of the merchant.’
    • ‘The way for Europe's new governments to get out of this jam is to revive old-school Reaganomics.’
    • ‘With most rates around the world more or less following those of the U.S., Reaganomics also triggered a worldwide recession.’
    • ‘It was the New Deal back then, Reaganomics today.’
    • ‘They will rather represent a return to Reaganomics.’
    • ‘But Reaganomics in Europe is likely to have much the same results as Reaganomics in the US.’
    • ‘He is passionate, well connected, and committed to repairing the damage of Reaganomics.’
    • ‘Combining homespun charm and his patented "Reaganomics," Ronnie guided the United States through the 1980s and into the Clinton era.’
    • ‘But if Reaganomics set the stage for some long-term gains, there were plenty of places where it fell down as well.’
    • ‘How well has Reaganomics achieved its own goals?’
    • ‘Of course, this was the main tenet of Reaganomics in the 1980s - presuming that the standards of living of the poor would gradually improve with increased economic development.’
    • ‘Reaganomics has been an uneasy and shifting coalition of several clashing schools of economic thought.’
    • ‘This is definitely a flash back to Reaganomics, when supply-side economics policy was probably at its best.’
    • ‘In the end, there may be no way to tell just how much Reaganomics helped create and foster the environment that has led to today's tech-driven, high-productivity economy.’
    • ‘Is there life after Reaganomics?’
    • ‘It was a pivotal swing year in American history, when the spirit-of-'76 promise of the Carter years was about to give way to the cutthroat capitalism of Reaganomics and a reheated Cold War.’



/ˌrāɡəˈnämiks/ /ˌreɪɡəˈnɑmɪks/