Definitions for: Patriot


[n] one who loves and defends his or her country



Webster (1913) Definition: Pa"tri*ot, n. [F. patriote; cf. Sp. patriota, It.
patriotto; all fr. Gr. ? a fellow-countryman, fr. ?
established by forefathers, fr. ? father. See Father.]
One who loves his country, and zealously supports its
authority and interests. --Bp. Hall.

Such tears as patriots shaed for dying laws. --Pope.


Pa"tri*ot, a.
Becoming to a patriot; patriotic.

Synonyms: nationalist

See Also: chauvinist, flag-waver, Garibaldi, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Giuseppe Mazzini, Gonne, hundred-percenter, jingo, jingoist, Kosciusko, Kosciuszko, Maud Gonne, Mazzini, national, subject, Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko, Thaddeus Kosciusko

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