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Meaning of ANGLICISM

Pronunciation:  'anggli`sizum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens
  2. [n]  an expression that is limited to English as spoken by Englishmen (especially as contrasted with American English)

ANGLICISM is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: Briticism, Britishism, Britishism
 See Also: custom, expression, formulation, usage, usance



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An"gli*cism\, n. [Cf. F. anglicisme.]
1. An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to
   the English. --Dryden.

2. The quality of being English; an English characteristic,
   custom, or method.

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