jingo


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jin·go

 (jĭng′gō)
n. pl. jin·goes
One who vociferously supports one's country, especially one who supports a belligerent foreign policy; a chauvinistic patriot.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a chauvinistic patriot.
2. Characterized by chauvinistic patriotism.
interj.
Used for emphasis or to express surprise: By jingo, I'm leaving here in spite of the blizzard.

[From the phrase by jingo, used in the refrain of a bellicose 19th-century English music-hall song, from alteration of Jesus.]

jin′go·ish adj.

jingo

(ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -goes
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a loud and bellicose patriot; chauvinist
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) jingoism
3. by jingo an exclamation of surprise
[C17: originally perhaps a euphemism for Jesus; applied to bellicose patriots after the use of by Jingo! in the refrain of a 19th-century music-hall song]
ˈjingoish adj

jin•go

(ˈdʒɪŋ goʊ)

n., pl. -goes.
a person who professes belligerent patriotism.
[from the phrase by Jingo in a political song supporting use of British forces against Russia in 1878]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jingo - an extreme bellicose nationalist
nationalist, patriot - one who loves and defends his or her country
Translations

jingo

[ˈdʒɪŋgəʊ] N (jingoes (pl)) (pej) → patriotero/a m/f
by jingo!¡caramba!

jingo

n pl <-es>
Hurrapatriot(in), Chauvinist(in) m(f)
(dated inf) by jingo!Tod und Teufel! (old), → Teufel, Teufel! (inf)
References in classic literature ?
By the living jingo, Brickbat wins in a walk!" And now he's talking about receding from essential positions!
"By the living jingo, here's the bag of gold on his breast!"
Hey, by jingo, there's the young Squire leading off now, wi' Miss Nancy for partners!
"By jingo! that reminds me," he began, lowering his voice a little, "I picked up something else at Bilkley besides your gig-horse, Mr.
"Reglarly up a tree, by jingo!" exclaimed the modest boy, who could not face the gentlest of her sex--not even Briggs--when she began to talk to him; whereas, put him at Iffley Lock, and he could out-slang the boldest bargeman.
Franklin Blake, by a doctor's assistant with a bottle of laudanum-- and by the living jingo, I'm appointed, in my old age, to be conjurer's boy!"
Contract awarded for Underground seawater drilling survey for jingo district 2 aquaculture water management project
Climbing over the rubble at the junction with Stasikratous and Prevezis, we spot a recognisable landmark: Valtou Rigani, a popular bistro, allegedly near to the elusive Tocayo and by jingo, there it is.
It doesn't last long, because, by jingo, I make sure it doesn't, but it means that for a short space of time, my family and other animals in the house get their conversation in sharpish.
I will continue writing after TIMES sales manager Jingo Camomot renewed my ID as columnist and retained the commissions and honorarium for the job, while managing editor Carmelito 'CQ' Francisco assured me that I will remain a part of the opinion page sending articles through electronic mail from USA.
Library of Congress/ Keppler & Schwarzmann A chromolithograph by Louis Dalrymple, centerfold feature in "Puck" magazine, March 4 , 1896, shows presidential hopefuls in a-swamp containing "Jingo ism," " Blunders" and "Demaqoqi srn."
Having said that, that the person chosen to lead Atiku's campaign in the South-West cannot be recognised by his surname alone shows that such a person may not be a popular jingo and this could be serious drawback in a region where the All Progressives Congress maintains an intimidating presence and has continued to tighten its grip.