Definition of "trickledown" [trickledown]

  • Alternative spelling of trickle-down. (adjective)

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Use "trickledown" in a sentence
  • "This sharing out is ostensibly carried out by a kindly invisible hand, identified long ago by the Scottish economist Adam Smith, and in recent decades referred to as "trickledown"."
  • "Instead, it results in higher profits with the hope that those profiting will hire more domestic help and more gardeners, and produce a few jobs that way, which is known as trickledown economics."
  • "For almost a decade, the American Right conducted a massive experiment in "trickledown" economics."
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