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  • n  an extreme bellicose nationalist

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • From there to jingo journalism was an easy step.
Quotes

  • Gilles Peterson in Barking & Dagenham Recorder
    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...
  • Walter Lippmann in Lufkin Daily News
    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."

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