Definition of Jingo

1. Noun. An extreme bellicose nationalist.




Definition of Jingo

1. n. A word used as a jocular oath.

Definition of Jingo

1. Noun. One who supports policy favouring war. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jingo

1. a zealous patriot [n -GOES] : JINGOISH [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jingo

jingle-jangle
jingle bell
jingle bells
jingle mail
jingled
jingler
jinglers
jingles
jinglet
jinglets
jinglier
jingliest
jingling
jinglingly
jingly
jingo (current term)
jingoes
jingoish
jingoism
jingoisms
jingoist
jingoistic
jingoistically
jingoists
jingoize
jingoized
jingoizing
jings
jinjili
jinjilis

Literary usage of Jingo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"THE DISCROWNED jingo. jingoISM is not dead, and it would not be prudent to ... The attitude of the jingo in view of actual hostilities is set forth with ..."

2. Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures by Douglas William Jerrold (1851)
"And so, ending the present chapter, we leave them—Tangle in his bed dreaming of triumph ; and jingo under it, really tasting the delicious fruits of plunder ..."

3. Russia, Her Strength and Her Weakness: A Study of the Present Conditions of by Wolf von Schierbrand (1904)
"... the Press and the Introduction of Reforms under Alexander II. with the Date of the Polish Uprising in 1863—Arousal of the Russian jingo Spirit—Since the ..."

4. Russia, Her Strength and Her Weakness: A Study of the Present Conditions of by Wolf von Schierbrand (1904)
"... the Press and the Introduction of Reforms under Alexander II. with the Date of the Polish Uprising in 1863—Arousal of the Russian jingo Spirit—Since the ..."

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