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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
jingo
    n 1: an extreme bellicose nationalist [syn: chauvinist,
         jingoist, jingo, flag-waver, hundred-percenter,
         patrioteer]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Jingo \Jin"go\, n.; pl. Jingoes. [Said to be a corruption of
   St. Gingoulph.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. A word used as a jocular oath. "By the living jingo."
      --Goldsmith.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. A statesman who pursues, or who favors, aggressive,
      domineering policy in foreign affairs; a bellicose
      superpatriot or chavinist. [Cant, Eng.]
      [1913 Webster +PJC]

   Note: This sense arose from a doggerel song which was popular
         during the Turco-Russian war of 1877 and 1878. The
         first two lines were as follows: 
         [1913 Webster]

               We don't want to fight, but by Jingo if we do,
               We 've got the ships, we 've got the men, we 've
               got the money too.
         [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for jingo:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
bigot, chauvin, chauvinist, doctrinaire, dogmatist, fanatic, flag waver, hard hat, hawk, hundred-percent American, hundred-percenter, illiberal, intolerant, jingoist, male chauvinist, militarist, nationalist, patriot, patrioteer, pig, racist, sexist, superpatriot, ultranationalist, war dog, war hawk, warmonger
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