jingo jingo

Definition(s):

  • (n) an extreme bellicose nationalist

Usage(s):

  1. We don't want to fight, but by jingo, if we do, We've got the ships, we've got the men, we've got the money, too.
  2. Beside savagely marching, stiffly saluting Nazis, Fascists, Reds, the blotchy, jerky old jingo shots from World War I looked like throw-backs to a simpler, sweeter time.
  3. From there to jingo journalism was an easy step.

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Quotes

  1. Gilles explains: "I started off with disco, not quite realising I was being engulfed in future classics at an early age. It was kind of disco meets jazz...... Candido's Jingo, Idris Muhammed's Heaven Could Be Like This and Silk's Space Bass. Then...
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Gilles Peterson Source: Barking & Dagenham Recorder

  2. In 1920, Lippman wrote, "The quack, the charlatan, the jingo and the terrorist, can flourish only where the audience is deprived of independent access to information."
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Walter Lippmann Source: Lufkin Daily News

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