Definition of “flag-waving” - English Dictionary


“flag-waving” in English

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flag-wavingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈflæɡˌweɪ.vɪŋ/ us /ˈflæɡˌweɪ.vɪŋ/ disapproving

Examples from literature

  • No flag-waving, no patriotic leagues, no visiting of essentially petty imperial personages hither and thither, no smashing of the windows of outspoken people nor seizures of papers and books, will arrest the march of national defeat. 

(Definition of “flag-waving” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)