flag-waving

noun
flag-wav·​ing | \ ˈflag-ˌwā-viŋ How to pronounce flag-waving (audio) \

Definition of flag-waving

: passionate appeal to patriotic or partisan sentiment : chauvinism

First Known Use of flag-waving

1892, in the meaning defined above

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flag-waving

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flag-waving

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

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