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patrioteer

noun pa·tri·o·teer \¦pā-trē-ə-¦tir\

Definition of patrioteer

plural

-s

  1. :  one who makes an ostentatious show of patriotism from venal or degraded motives :  an insincere, misguided, or spurious patriot :  flag-waver they are quick to detect the phony and they can distinguish a patriot from a patrioteer — Dorothy Thompson catchword patrioteers — S. V. Benét patrioteers, roaring nationalists and reformers with apparently simple devices for making the world better and safer — Stanley Walker

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Origin and Etymology of patrioteer

patriot + -eer


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patrioteer

intransitive verb pa·tri·o·teer \"\

Definition of patrioteer

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to behave as a patrioteer

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