Definitions for flag-waving

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an ostentatiously emotional display of patriotism or factionalism.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flag waving, jingoism(adj)

    an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions

  2. chauvinistic, flag-waving(a), jingoistic, nationalistic, ultranationalistic, superpatriotic(adj)

    fanatically patriotic


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