flag–waving

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noun flag–wav·ing \ˈflag-ˌwā-viŋ\

Definition of flag–waving

  1. :  passionate appeal to patriotic or partisan sentiment :  chauvinism

1892

First Known Use of flag–waving

1892


FLAG–WAVING Defined for English Language Learners

flag–waving

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noun flag–wav·ing \ˈflag-ˌwā-viŋ\

Definition of flag–waving for English Language Learners

  • : words and actions that show very strong support for your government usually in a way that seems foolish or excessive

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