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flag-waver

[flag-wey-ver] /ˈflægˌweɪ vər/
noun
1.
a person who signals by waving a flag.
2.
an enthusiastic, demonstrative patriot.
3.
a song or musical number intended to arouse patriotic fervor.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples for flag-waver
  • Waters, a publisher of books, has ironically found himself a flag-waver in a movement to re-privilege articles.
Slang definitions & phrases for flag-waver

flag-waver

noun
  1. A conspicuously patriotic person; superpatriot
  2. A book, play, etc, that is strongly patriotic (1890s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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