GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an extreme bellicose nationalist.
- n. an extreme bellicose nationalist
“The Economist, not known as a flag-waver for Little Englanders, opines: As investors and voters lose faith, the task of saving the single currency grows harder.”
“The cultural flag-waver celebrates the latest developments in the nation's cinema, which has been on the map since the 1960s with names like Milo š Forman, Ji ř í Menzel and J á n Kad á r.”
“Flying Lotus aka Steven Ellison is the most zealous flag-waver for a new and twisted sound grown out of Los Angeles.”
“The more intriguing story, which Andrews tells very well, is how what started in the 1960s as a hippy beach cafe on an all but unreachable cove became first a restaurant, then a gastronomic restaurant cleaving to the trend for nouvelle cuisine, and then something else entirely, the flag-waver for a vanguard.”
“I'm not just a Michigan flag-waver, offering a feel-good, "rah-rah" speech about economic hope for Michigan when it comes to LEDs -- my firm has put our money where our mouth is because we believe it.”
“This is as bad as that closeted-gay GOP flag-waver, Ron Christie ...”
“In an essay written in 1943 entitled 'The English People', Orwell, while generally acting as something of a flag-waver (uncharacteristically so, but it was during wartime) gave in passing a somewhat harsh account of what he regarded as one special characteristic of his compatriots:”
“SP has us so mesmerized: she is a clearly a pop-culture beacon, a flag-waver of our eschewed priorities, boredom, or need for entertainment.”
“I'm not much of a flag-waver myself, but any flag that's still a meaningful (i.e., non-ironic) vehicle for saying anything about one's country — even that it needs desperately to improve and live up to its ideals — doesn't bother me that much.”
“They include Caroline Glick, Bret Stephens, Alan M. Dershowitz, Charles Krauthammer, Michael Ledeen, Jeff Jacoby, Victor Davis Hanson not a Pavlovian flag-waver, but a military historian, which is the next best thing, even the normally waffling Jonathan Chait.”
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