Even the bits of slang and the americanisms which occasionally slipped from her only struck him as original and piquant.
I thanked him for the item, resolving to add it to my list of curious americanisms.
The result, of course, was a wholesale slaughter of americanisms.
The expressions "right here" and "right there" are americanisms.
Butte Creek, in Montana, is a name made up of two americanisms.
He published a vocabulary of americanisms, and a Greek and English lexicon.
In the London stock market and among English railroad men various characteristic americanisms have got a foothold.
The best of these collections of americanisms, and by long odds, is Thornton's.
To her it meant loss of dignity, americanisms, contempt for orthodoxy, and general relaxation of all that is worthy in man.
Fancy being obliged to explain americanisms to an American!'
1781, in reference to words or phrases distinct from British use, coined by John Witherspoon (1723-1794), president of Princeton College, from American + -ism. (American English "English language as spoken in the United States" is first recorded 1806, in Webster.) Americanism in the patriotic sense "attachment to the U.S." is attested from 1797, first found in the writings of Thomas Jefferson.