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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Jingoes(0.00887 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Jingoes.
English → English (WordNet)
n : an extreme bellicose nationalist [syn: chauvinist, jingoist,
flag-waver, hundred-percenter, patrioteer]
[also: jingoes (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Jingo \Jin"go\, n.; pl. Jingoes. [Said to be a corruption of
1. A word used as a jocular oath. “By the living jingo.”
2. A statesman who pursues, or who favors, aggressive,
domineering policy in foreign affairs; a bellicose
superpatriot or chavinist. [Cant, Eng.]
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Note: This sense arose from a doggerel song which was popular
during the Turco-Russian war of 1877 and 1878. The
first two lines were as follows:
We don't want to fight, but by Jingo if we do,
We 've got the ships, we 've got the men, we 've
got the money too.