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 crowdsMás 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.
- 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.
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’.
Más definiciones de jingoDefinición de jingo en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.