- Jacksonian 1824, of or in the character of U.S. politician Andrew Jackson (1767-1845). The surname is recorded from early 14c., lit. "son of a man named Jack."
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Jacksonian — may refer to:*Jacksonian Democrats, party faction *Jacksonian democracy, American political philosophy *Jacksonian seizure, in neurology … Wikipedia
Jacksonian — [jak sō′nē ən] adj. of or relating to Andrew Jackson or his policies n. a follower of Jackson … English World dictionary
jacksonian — Described by John Hughlings Jackson. See j. epilepsy, j. seizure. * * * jack·so·ni·an jak sō nē ən adj, often cap of, relating to, associated with, or resembling Jacksonian epilepsy Jack·son jak sən John Hughlings (1835 1911) British neurologist … Medical dictionary
Jacksonian — /jak soh nee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson, his ideas, the period of his presidency, or the political principles or social values associated with him: Jacksonian democracy. n. 2. a follower of Andrew Jackson. [1815 25, Amer.;… … Universalium
Jacksonian — 1. noun An adherent of Andrew Jackson’s politics and policies, or one who admires Jackson as a historical figure. 2. adjective a) Of or pertaining to someone whose last name was Jackson. b) Of or pertaining to Jacksonian seizures, characteristic… … Wiktionary
Jacksonian — adjective see Jackson I … New Collegiate Dictionary
Jacksonian — n. supporter of Andrew Jackson (U.S. President) adj. of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson (U.S. president) … English contemporary dictionary
jacksonian — jack·so·ni·an … English syllables
Jacksonian — Jack•so•ni•an [[t]dʒækˈsoʊ ni ən[/t]] adj. 1) gov of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his ideas, political principles, etc 2) gov a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas • Etymology: 1815–25, amer … From formal English to slang
Jacksonian — I noun a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas • Hypernyms: ↑follower II adjective of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy (Freq. 1) • Pertains to noun: ↑Andrew Jackson … Useful english dictionary