What does patriotic mean?

Definitions for patriotic
ˌpeɪ triˈɒt ɪk; esp. Brit. ˌpæ-pa·tri·ot·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word patriotic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. patriotic, loyal(adj)

    inspired by love for your country

Wiktionary

  1. patriotic(Adjective)

    Inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country; zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance.

    Etymology: From the patrioticus, from the , from ; compare the patriotique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patriotic(adj)

    inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country; zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance

    Etymology: [Cf. F. patriotique, Gr. patriwtiko`s belonging to a fellow-countryman.]

How to pronounce patriotic?

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How to say patriotic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patriotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patriotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of patriotic in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    I personally know, first of all, that there are Americans that are Muslims and that are also very patriotic and they love the United States of America and they don't want to see any Sharia law and they don't want to see anything like that happen in this country, i don't believe anyone should be disqualified from the presidency because of their denomination or because of their faith. I believe in that strongly.

  2. Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment:

    [The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners.

  3. Jeff Flake:

    Fans should not be unknowing viewers of a paid-marketing campaign. I am pleased that the Department of Defense has banned paid patriotism and the NFL has called on clubs to stop accepting payment for patriotic salutes, professional sports teams do a lot of good for our military, but paid patriotism on the taxpayers’ dime cheapens true displays of patriotism.

  4. Jay Nixon:

    Others of us are at the table not in spite of our actions in the patriotic protests but because of them. They are united by the shared passion to promote understanding, to hasten healing, to ensure equal opportunities in education and employment and to safeguard the civil rights of all our citizens.

  5. A. F. Shaw:

    I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.

Images & Illustrations of patriotic

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