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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flag′-wav`ing(n.)

  1. an ostentatiously emotional display of patriotism or factionalism.

Origin of flag-waving:

1890–95

flag′-wav`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chauvinist, jingoist, jingo, flag-waver, hundred-percenter, patrioteer(noun)

    an extreme bellicose nationalist

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