flag-waving

noun flag-wav·ing \ ˈflag-ˌwā-viŋ \

Definition of flag-waving

: passionate appeal to patriotic or partisan sentiment : chauvinism

First Known Use of flag-waving

1892

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FLAG-WAVING Defined for English Language Learners

flag-waving

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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