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Meaning of AMERICANISM

Pronunciation:  u'meriku`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a custom that is peculiar to the United States or its citizens
  2. [n]  loyalty to the USA and its institutions
  3. [n]  an expression that is characteristic of English as spoken by Americans
 

AMERICANISM is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: custom, expression, formulation, nationalism, patriotism, usage, usance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*mer"i*can*ism\, n.
1. Attachment to the United States.

2. A custom peculiar to the United States or to America; an
   American characteristic or idea.

3. A word or phrase peculiar to the United States.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Anglicism, Briticism, chauvinism, flag waving, Frenchism, Gallicism, Hibernicism, Irishism, jingoism, Latinism, love of country, nationalism, nationality, overpatriotism, patriotics, patriotism, Scotticism, ultranationalism, Yankeeism
 

 

 

 

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