Definition of patriotic
- stirring patriotic songs
- patriotic organizations
- patriotic feelings
A patriotic fervor swept the country.
hanging a flag outside one's home is a patriotic gesture
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'patriotic.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: having or showing great love and support for your country : having or showing patriotism
What made you want to look up patriotic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).