Synonyms
Etymology

1. cronyism

noun. ['ˈkroʊniːˌɪzəm'] favoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to positions without regard for their qualifications).

Synonyms

  • discrimination
  • favouritism

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • crony (English)

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Rhymes with Cronyism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

Sentences with cronyism


1. Noun, singular or mass
After the Civil War, many state legislatures were beset by cronyism, bribery and corruption.

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