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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. 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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