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the act of creating a small organization and making it appear to represent something popular for the purpose of promoting a particular entity, cause, etc. (a play on grassroots in the sense of a popular movement originating among the common people, ultimately from AstroTurf, a brand of artificial grass)
The practice of astroturfing a widely used form of propaganda, as evidenced by the media coverage it receives.
#astro-turfing #astro turfing #grassroots #neologisms #politics #religion
by The Return of Light Joker October 04, 2008
"Astroturfing" is the act of trying to boost one's image online with fake comments, paid-for reviews, made-up claims and testimonials.
The GOP, Palin, and Cheney, are getting pretty good at astroturfing.
#fake #fake personality #rush limbaugh #misrepresentation #propogana #cheesy comment #blow-hard #deception #lie #weasel
by Guido1 March 26, 2010
a form of propaganda whose techniques usually consist of a few people attempting to give the impression that mass numbers of enthusiasts advocate some specific cause. This is often done by conjuring up a phony organization(s) that never existed.

"David Axelrod, the TOTUS's Minister of Propaganda and the man behind the teleprompter, is the king of astroturfing."
#totus #bho #obamboarding #obama #apotus
by Higg - penna. April 23, 2009
The process to apply a faux patch of hair on and around various body parts( such as the face, chest and genitalia) by pre-pubescent boys and girls in order to make themselves appear older than their actual age.
Little Bobby got caught by his older sister, astroturfing his chest hair before the party.
#hair #beard #coiffure #grass #whiskers #fur #fluff #astro-turfing
by panoptican April 16, 2009
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