Hence the name jingo applied to that ultra-patriotic section of the population which, in war-time, attends to the shouting.
The craze for everything foreign, so marked under the rule of Catherine II., now gave place to ultra-patriotic enthusiasm.
It would, however, be an exaggeration to say that Russia—apart from the ultra-patriotic Press—was violently excited.
But the Duke was not prepared to follow his friend to-night into sentimental, ultra-patriotic bypaths.
1650s, "of one's own country," from French patriotique or directly from Late Latin patrioticus, from Greek patriotikos, from patriotes (see patriot). Meaning "loyal, supporting one's own country" is from 1757. Related: Patriotical.