Definitions for jingoˈdʒɪŋ goʊ
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
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.