Definitions for jingoˈdʒɪŋ goʊ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word jingo
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
chauvinist, jingoist, jingo, flag-waver, hundred-percenter, patrioteer(noun)
an extreme bellicose nationalist
One who supports policy favouring war.
a word used as a jocular oath
a statesman who pursues, or who favors, aggressive, domineering policy in foreign affairs
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
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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