Meaning of spread-eagleism in English:

spread-eagleism

(also spread-eaglism)

Pronunciation /ˌsprɛdˈiːɡ(ə)lɪz(ə)m/ /ˌsprɛdˈiːɡlɪz(ə)m/ /ˈsprɛdiːɡ(ə)lɪz(ə)m/

noun

historical
  • Extravagant or bombastic praise of the United States; aggressive assertion of United States interests or claims; the attitude behind these; (hence) similar speech or feeling in respect of other nations.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in New York Herald. From spread eagle + -ism.