Definition of “jingoism” - English Dictionary

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“jingoism” in British English

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jingoismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡəʊ.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡoʊ.ɪ.zəm/ disapproving

the extreme belief that your own country is always best, often shown in enthusiastic support for a war against another country:

Patriotism can turn into jingoism and intolerance very quickly.

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