Definitions for jingoˈdʒɪŋ goʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jin•goˈdʒɪŋ goʊ(n.)(pl.)-goes.

  1. a person who professes belligerent patriotism.

    Category: Western History

Origin of jingo:

from the phrase by Jingo in a political song supporting use of British forces against Russia in 1878

Princeton's WordNet

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

    an extreme bellicose nationalist

Wiktionary

  1. jingo(Noun)

    One who supports policy favouring war.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jingo(noun)

    a word used as a jocular oath

  2. Jingo(noun)

    a statesman who pursues, or who favors, aggressive, domineering policy in foreign affairs

Freebase

  1. Jingo

    Jingo is the 21st novel by Terry Pratchett, one of his Discworld series. It was published in 1997. The rising of a previously submerged island and the subconstituent sovereignty dispute were inspired by the real-life island of Ferdinandea.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jingo

    a name, of uncertain derivation, given to a political party favourable to an aggressive, menacing policy in foreign affairs, and first applied in 1877 to that political section in Great Britain which provoked the Turco-Russian war.

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