What does jingo mean?

Definitions for jingoˈdʒɪŋ goʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    an extreme bellicose nationalist


  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

  3. Origin: [Said to be a corruption of St. Gingoulph.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jingo

    jing′gō, n. a name used in the expletives, 'By Jingo!' 'By the living Jingo!' From its occurrence in a music-hall song of 1878 that conveyed a threat against Russia, Jingo has come to mean a British Chauvinist.—adjs. Jing′o, Jing′oish.—n. Jing′oism. [Often fearlessly derived from Basque Jinkoa, Jainko, God; no doubt conn. somehow with St Gengulphus (died May 11, 760).]

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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jingo in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jingo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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