Definición de jingo en inglés:

jingo

Saltos de línea: jingo
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊ
 
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sustantivo (plural jingoes)

dated , chiefly derogatory
A vociferous supporter of policy favouring war, especially in the name of patriotism: [as modifier]: the feverish excitement of the jingo crowds
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Certainly, the leadership of the violent jingo crowds was middle-class.
  • I'm sure the illustration below went down like a Steve Bell cartoon with the jingoes.
  • The Olympic Games is a festival of nationalism, a gourmandising 17-day feast of jingo.

Origen

late 17th century (originally a conjuror's word): by jingo (and the noun sense) come from a popular song adopted by those supporting the sending of a British fleet into Turkish waters to resist Russia in 1878. The chorus ran: ‘We don't want to fight, yet by Jingo! if we do, We've got the ships, we've got the men, and got the money too’.

Frases

by jingo!

An exclamation of surprise.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By jingoes I'm looking forward to seeing the footage of what Deep Impact's up to on Monday.
  • By jingo, there are some good stoushes between media and governments at the moment.
  • By jingo, I thought, I might actually be good at this.

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Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
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