su·​per·​pa·​tri·​ot·​ic ˌsü-pər-ˌpā-trē-ˈä-tik How to pronounce superpatriotic (audio)
 chiefly British  -ˌpa-
: having or showing extreme patriotism
a group of superpatriotic Americans
ˌsü-pər-ˈpā-trē-ə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce superpatriotic (audio)
 chiefly British  -ˈpa-
… he was convinced that the war was due to nationalism and superpatriotism Herbert S. Lewis

Examples of superpatriotic in a Sentence

such superpatriotic displays of triumphalism should be discouraged at international sporting events

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superpatriotic was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Superpatriotic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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