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Ugly American

noun
1.
a stereotypical representation of an American tourist as a brash and insensitive philistine
Word Origin
C20: from title of a novel (1958) by William Lederer and Eugene Burdick
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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