jingo

Part of speech: noun

Polit. One in favor of a spirited and aggressive foreign policy.

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Usage examples "jingo":

  1. I would, by jingo. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
  2. Twenty years ago we were in the crisis of the great Jingo fever, and Lord Beaconsfield's antics in the East were frightening all sober citizens out of their senses. - "Collections and Recollections", George William Erskine Russell.
  3. If you are a patriot, not merely a Jingo, the sight of these ragged battalions passing will give you such a thrill as only very fine and splendid things do give; and very proud you will feel if ever you have had a hand in sharing their work and been admitted to some sort of fellowship with them. - "With Rimington", L. March Phillipps.