1 definition by Poncho 14

(verb) 1. to hide behind a phony veneer of “patriotism” to attack others, typically their patriotism.

(verb) 2. to literally cloak oneself in the flag and patriotic paraphernalia (like lapel pins) and then turn around and without looking in the mirror, attack others patriotism, personally disregard the constitution, wage a war, slam non-Christians, question someone’s love of America, attack immigrants, etc.

"to lapel pin", "lapel pinning"
Lapel Pinning: Look at me I have a flag on my chest therefore I must love America more than you! You must like terrorists, you communist gay-loving hippie immigrant!!!!
by Poncho 14 May 5, 2008