Definition of jingoist in English:

jingoist

noun

derogatory

See jingoism

  • ‘There are the jingoists, the nationalists who just would want the Australian cricket side to win anything they ever enter.’
  • ‘That would benefit everyone except Chirac and the other jingoists.’
  • ‘It's easy to dismiss the jingoists, the English-only paranoiacs, the self-appointed culture police.’
  • ‘The United States is still at war, and if New Yorkers were jingoists, the flags would still be omnipresent - and their meaning would have changed.’
  • ‘I did not intend to sound like a flag-waving jingoist, and I certainly regret it if I did.’

Pronunciation

jingoist

/ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊɪst/