[ flag-wey-ver ]
/ ˈflægˌweɪ vər /
a person who signals by waving a flag.
an enthusiastic, demonstrative patriot.
a song or musical number intended to arouse patriotic fervor.
Origin of flag-waver
First recorded in 1890–95
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