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jingle-jangle | jingler | jingling | jinglingly | jingly | jingo | jingoism | jingoist | jingoistic | jinja | jink

jingo

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Noun
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jin=go

CIDE DICTIONARY

jingon. [Said to be a corruption of St. Gingoulph.].
  •  A word used as a jocular oath.  Goldsmith.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A statesman who pursues, or who favors, aggressive, domineering policy in foreign affairs; a bellicose superpatriot or chavinist.  [1913 Webster]
    "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.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jingo, n. (pl. -oes) a supporter of policy favouring war; a blustering patriot.

Idiom
by jingo! a mild oath.
Derivative
jingoism n. jingoist n. jingoistic adj.
Etymology
17th c.: orig. a conjuror's word: polit. sense from use of by jingo in a popular song, then applied to patriots

THESAURUS

jingo

bigot, chauvin, chauvinist, doctrinaire, dogmatist, fanatic, flag waver, hard hat, hawk, hundred-percent American, hundred-percenter, illiberal, intolerant, jingoist, male chauvinist, militarist, nationalist, patriot, patrioteer, pig, racist, sexist, superpatriot, ultranationalist, war dog, war hawk, warmonger

ROGET THESAURUS

jingo

Blusterer

N blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, roisterer, brawler, fanfaron, braggart, bully, terrorist, rough, bulldozer, hoodlum, hooligan, larrikin, roarer, Mohock, Mohawk, drawcansir, swashbuckler, Captain Bobadil, Sir Lucius O'Trigger, Thraso, Pistol, Parolles, Bombastes Furioso, Hector, Chrononhotonthologos, jingo, desperado, dare-devil, fire eater, fury, rowdy, slang-whanger, tough, puppy, prig, Sir Oracle, dogmatist, doctrinaire, jack-in-office, saucebox, malapert, jackanapes, minx, bantam-cock.


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