hundred-percenter

[ huhn-drid-per-sen-ter ]
/ ˈhʌn drɪd pərˈsɛn tər /

noun

a completely patriotic, sometimes jingoistic person.

Nearby words

  1. hundred days,
  2. hundred flowers,
  3. hundred years war,
  4. hundred years' war,
  5. hundred's place,
  6. hundredfold,
  7. hundreds and thousands,
  8. hundredth,
  9. hundredweight,
  10. huneker

Origin of hundred-percenter

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for hundred-percenter

hundred-percenter

noun

US an extreme or unjustified nationalist
Derived Formshundred-percentism, noun

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