Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

Britishism

[brit-i-shiz-uh m] /ˈbrɪt ɪˌʃɪz əm/
noun
1.
2.
any custom, manner, characteristic, or quality peculiar to or associated with the British people.
3.
the aggregate of such qualities regarded as characteristic of a British person:
His cool reserve is just part of his Britishism.
Origin of Britishism
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; British + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Britishism

Britishism

/ˈbrɪtɪˌʃɪzəm/
noun
1.
a variant of Briticism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for britishism

Word Value for Britishism

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends