[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪŋɡə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. an extreme bellicose nationalist
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How To Use jingo In A Sentence

  • There was a Malay steward behind each chair, and over in the corner, silent but missing nothing, the squint-faced Jingo; even he had exchanged his loin-cloth for a silver sarong, with hornbill feathers in his hair and decorating the shaft of his sumpitan* (* Blowpipe.) standing handy against the wall. Flashman's Lady
  • When are Orwells sheep ever going to figure out the jingoist crap, mere words, are being used to make rubes of them? Think Progress » Minnesota Attorney General Denies Pawlenty’s Request To Challenge Constitutionality Of Health Reform
  • While, as Steve pointed out, patriotism can easily slip into jingoism, that is simply a way for some people to channel their personal idiocies. Planet Atheism
  • The rest of the speech consisted largely of jingoistic bluster and attempts at political intimidation.
  • Over and over, the new American jingoes depict the U.S. as somehow a victim in the international economy.
  • In his recent annual address to the clergy the Bish. lamented bitterly that the American "jingo" was provoking dear patient Christian England to put on her war-paint. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10
  • You can be patriotic without being jingoistic.
  • Only the jingoes think they can do whatever they like because ‘they’ have nukes and the largest military in the world. Think Progress » Bush Administration Developing Plans To Keep 50,000 U.S. Troops In Iraq For Decades
  • Patriotism can turn into jingoism and intolerance very quickly.
  • There are the jingoists, the nationalists who just would want the Australian cricket side to win anything they ever enter.
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