a stereotypical representation of an American tourist as a brash and insensitive philistine
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How to use Ugly American in a sentence
While not exactly the Ugly American, Sinatra provided plenty of his own homegrown ballast.
He has traveled overseas and played the part of “The Ugly American.”The Ugly American: Mitt Romney’s Disastrous Overseas Excursion | Robert Shrum | July 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST