from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Excessive or fanatical patriotism; chauvinism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. fanatically patriotic; same as chauvinistic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
- adj. fanatically patriotic
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Both ITV and the Beeb devoted rather too much time to the flag-waving hordes outside.
The latest report coincides with a massive pro-Assad demonstrations today in the capital, Damascus, where thousands of flag-waving Syrians jammed the central square.
Thousands of flag-waving fans flocked to Tokyo's Narita Airport Tuesday to welcome Japan's women's football soccer players on their return home as the nation's first World Cup champions.
Germans have become more comfortable with displays of patriotism in recent years -- illustrated notably by their enthusiastic flag-waving during the 2006 football World Cup, which Germany hosted.
But the 300 to 400 American flag-waving, Sarah-worshiping attendees were there to back their boy.
It will be interesting to see how all the flag-waving Republican "patriots" and sofa samurais will react when asked to pay for the wars they so passionately support -- provided they are without apparent cost.
What is important to Iraqis is that the next government address the people's needs, said Muhammad Hameed, who was among thousands of flag-waving supporters at al-Maliki's campaign rally.
Phillips, 30, who is 13th in line to the throne but does not use a royal title, and Tindall, 32, were greeted by hundreds of flag-waving well-wishers and the sound of traditional bagpipes as they left their wedding service at Edinburgh's Canongate Kirk following a private ceremony.
Though even the ruling class could engage in such insipid flag-waving, anybody at all could ring the bell of blind patriotism; inciting such fervor would not necessarily translate into sustained, reasoned backing, and the praetor must know that.
The nationalist Mexican flag-waving, the youth being taken out of schools to protest—I think those are wrong tactics.