adjective see jingo II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jingoish — ish adjective Etymology: jingo (II) + ish : tending to jingoism : marked by jingoism a jingoish statesman * * * jingˈo or jingˈoish adjective Chauvinist, sabre rattling • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jingoish — See jingo. * * * …   Universalium

  • jingoish — adjective Jingoistic …   Wiktionary

  • jingoish — adj. tending toward extreme patriotism, chauvinistic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jingoish — jin·go·ish …   English syllables

  • jingoism — jingoish, adj. jingoist, n., adj. jingoistic, adj. jingoistically, adv. /jing goh iz euhm/, n. the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes; bellicose chauvinism. [1875 80; JINGO + ISM] * * * ▪ nationalism …   Universalium

  • jingo — I. interjection Etymology: probably euphemism for Jesus Date: 1694 used as a mild oath usually in the phrase by jingo II. noun (plural jingoes) Etymology: from the fact that the phrase by jingo appeared in the refrain of a chauvinistic song Date …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aggressive — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, active, acute, adventuresome, adventurous, ambitious, animated, antagonistic, assertive, battling, bearish, beastly, bellicose, belligerent, bickering, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody minded, bluff, blunt, bold,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • antagonistic — Synonyms and related words: acrid, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, aggressive, alien, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, averse, balancing, battling, bellicose …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bellicose — Synonyms and related words: aggressive, antagonistic, assertive, battling, belligerent, bickering, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody minded, chauvinist, chauvinistic, combative, contentious, disputatious, divisive, enemy, eristic, factional, factious …   Moby Thesaurus

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