Origin of flag-waving
Examples from the Web for flag-waving
The family stood in front of a living backdrop of smiling, applauding, flag-waving supporters.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning|Robin Givhan|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In 1995, I was thrust into the role of reluctant, flag-waving feminist and emotionally-focused artist/advocate.Alanis Morissette On Why America Must Embrace the Feminine|Alanis Morissette|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Flag-waving crowds lining the streets cheered and broke into impromptu renditions of God Save The Queen as the monarch passed.
And in Israel, they are often the worst of flag-waving patriots, ugly, mean, and drunk with their power.
They were met by streets of flag-waving civilians after driving out elite forces led by Gaddafi's son only hours earlier.
His eyes kept straying to the rioting, flag-waving grand-stands.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield
Both were so eager to be abroad in the battle that they did not miss the flag-waving.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for flag-waving
- an emotional appeal or display intended to arouse patriotic or nationalistic feeling
- (as modifier)a flag-waving speech