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jingoist

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡəʊ.ɪst/ us    /-ɡoʊ-/ disapproving
someone who believes that their own country is always best: He was a confirmed jingoist and would frequently speak about the dangers of Britain forming closer ties with the rest of Europe.Patriotism and nationalism
jingoistic
adjective uk   /ˌdʒɪŋ.ɡəʊˈɪs.tɪk/ us    /-ɡoʊ-/
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