Adjective "jingoistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dʒɪŋɡəʊˈɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Characterized by extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.
  1. 'This is your average jingoistic space-program flick.'
  2. 'The woman is trying to cover up her failing marriage by uttering jingoistic exultations in the midst of other people.'
  3. 'The jingoistic script is hard to take at times.'
  4. 'No longer is the antiwar perspective reflected solely by jingoistic left-wing movie stars.'
  5. 'On a nightly basis, vastly overpaid news anchors appear to vie with one another to see who can emerge the most jingoistic or lachrymose.'

Definitions

1. the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes; bellicose chauvinism.

More examples(as adjective)

"people/places/organizations can be jingoistic."

"patriots can be jingoistic."

"democrats can be jingoistic."

"tabloidses can be jingoistic."

"utteranceses can be jingoistic."

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Origin

(jingoism)