Definitions for jingoismˈdʒɪŋ goʊˌɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flag waving, jingoism(noun)

    an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions

  2. chauvinism, jingoism, superpatriotism, ultranationalism(noun)

    fanatical patriotism


  1. jingoism(n.)

    Hence: A bellicose patriotism; aggressive chauvinism; belligerence in international relations.


  1. jingoism(Noun)

    Excessive patriotism or aggressive nationalism especially with regards to foreign policy.

  2. jingoism(Noun)

    A jingoistic attitude, comment, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jingoism(noun)

    the policy of the Jingoes, so called. See Jingo, 2


  1. Jingoism

    Jingoism is extreme patriotism in the form of aggressive foreign policy. In practice, it is a country's advocation of the use of threats or actual force against other countries in order to safeguard what it perceives as its national interests. Colloquially, it refers to excessive bias in judging one's own country as superior to others—an extreme type of nationalism. The term originated in Britain, expressing a pugnacious attitude toward Russia in the 1870s, and appeared in the American press by 1893.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Jingoismus, HurrapatriotismusGerman
  • υπερεθνικοφροσύνη, υπερεθνικισμόςGreek
  • jingoísmo, patrioterismoSpanish
  • jingoïsmeFrench
  • 主戦論Japanese
  • neteweperistîKurdish
  • hoerapattriotismeDutch
  • ура-патриотизм, джингоизмRussian

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