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1. flag-waving

adjective. fanatically patriotic.

Synonyms

  • jingoistic
  • nationalistic
  • patriotic
  • loyal
  • ultranationalistic
  • superpatriotic

Antonyms

  • international
  • disloyal
  • disloyalty
  • unfaithful

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Words that Rhyme with Flag Waving

  • misbehaving
  • engraving
  • behaving
  • staving
  • craving
  • braving
  • waiving
  • shaving
  • saving
  • raving
  • paving
  • caving

Example sentences of the word flag-waving


1. Noun Phrase
There are plenty of flag waving, smiles and free events during the community's annual Independence Day celebration.

2. Noun Phrase
sign made by family members -- and don't forget to have your flag waving proudly.

2. flag-waver

noun. an extreme bellicose nationalist.

Synonyms

  • hundred-percenter
  • jingo
  • jingoist
  • nationalist
  • chauvinist
  • patriot

3. waving

noun. ['ˈweɪvɪŋ'] the act of signaling by a movement of the hand.

Synonyms

  • flourish
  • motion
  • brandish
  • wave
  • gesture

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo

4. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design.

Synonyms

  • flag of truce
  • national flag
  • waft
  • fanion
  • Union flag
  • white flag
  • blackjack
  • Star-Spangled Banner
  • jack
  • Old Glory
  • yellow jack
  • streamer
  • tricolour
  • Stars and Bars
  • emblem
  • colours
  • Union Jack
  • ensign
  • colors
  • banner
  • American flag
  • Jolly Roger
  • standard
  • pennant
  • pirate flag
  • pennon
  • black flag
  • Confederate flag
  • Stars and Stripes
  • battle flag

Antonyms

  • irregular
  • uncommon
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc..

Synonyms

  • masthead
  • listing

Antonyms

  • better
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.

Synonyms

  • Iris foetidissima
  • bulbous iris
  • bearded iris
  • blue flag
  • vernal iris
  • fleur-de-lis
  • Iris xiphioides
  • beardless iris
  • stinking iris
  • yellow flag
  • Iris versicolor
  • Persian iris
  • gladdon
  • Iris pseudacorus
  • iridaceous plant
  • Iris cristata
  • roast beef plant
  • genus Iris
  • yellow water flag
  • Iris verna
  • gladdon iris
  • sword lily
  • Iris persica
  • English iris
  • dwarf iris
  • southern blue flag
  • iris
  • Iris virginica
  • stinking gladwyn

Antonyms

  • float
  • source
  • natural elevation
  • inflate

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. flag

verb. ['ˈflæg'] provide with a flag.

Antonyms

  • strengthen

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. flag

verb. ['ˈflæg'] communicate or signal with a flag.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • signal
  • signalise

Antonyms

  • maximise
  • maximize
  • escalate
  • strengthening

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. flag

verb. ['ˈflæg'] decorate with flags.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • classification
  • inflation
  • expansion
  • addition

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones.

Synonyms

  • paving stone

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))
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