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patriotic

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adjective pa·tri·ot·ic \ˌpā-trē-ˈä-tik, chiefly British ˌpa-\

Simple Definition of patriotic

  • : having or showing great love and support for your country : having or showing patriotism

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of patriotic

  1. 1 :  inspired by patriotism

  2. 2 :  befitting or characteristic of a patriot

patriotically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of patriotic in a sentence

  1. A patriotic fervor swept the country.

  2. <hanging a flag outside one's home is a patriotic gesture>



1757

First Known Use of patriotic

1757


PATRIOTIC Defined for Kids

patriotic

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adjective pa·tri·ot·ic \ˌpā-trē-ˈä-tik\

Definition of patriotic for Students

  1. :  having or showing love that a person feels for his or her country





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