Definition of flag–waving
: passionate appeal to patriotic or partisan sentiment : chauvinism
First Known Use of flag–waving
FLAG–WAVING Defined for English Language Learners
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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