flag-waver

[ flag-wey-ver ]
/ ˈflægˌweɪ vər /

noun

a person who signals by waving a flag.
an enthusiastic, demonstrative patriot.
a song or musical number intended to arouse patriotic fervor.

Nearby words

  1. flag rank,
  2. flag seat,
  3. flag smut,
  4. flag station,
  5. flag up,
  6. flag-waving,
  7. flagella,
  8. flagellant,
  9. flagellants,
  10. flagellar

Origin of flag-waver

First recorded in 1890–95

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