One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Characterized by extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.‘jingoistic propaganda’
- ‘This is your average jingoistic space-program flick.’
- ‘I proudly inject mindless, jingoistic patriotism into my feature films.’
- ‘The entire manner in which the heavily criticized act was passed into law is enough to give even the most jingoistic jarhead reason to pause.’
- ‘The jingoistic script is hard to take at times.’
- ‘Our sense of national pride has been turned into plain old jingoistic nationalism by people who just want to sell us fermented grain juice.’
- ‘The woman is trying to cover up her failing marriage by uttering jingoistic exultations in the midst of other people.’
- ‘Genuine patriotism is a tough commodity to come by in these more jaded, jingoistic times.’
- ‘You can be patriotic without being jingoistic.’
- ‘On a nightly basis, vastly overpaid news anchors appear to vie with one another to see who can emerge the most jingoistic or lachrymose.’
- ‘No longer is the antiwar perspective reflected solely by jingoistic left-wing movie stars.’
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