- a word, phrase, or other language feature that is especially characteristic of the English language as spoken or written in the U.S.
- such a word or phrase first recorded in American English.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Americanismpro-A·mer·i·can·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for Americanism
But he also remembers what Iberian anti-Americanism looked like up close.
Two decades on from his masterpiece on anti-Americanism abroad, Whit Stillman remains obsessed with native-expat dynamics.
Moreover, no one acting alone could have toppled—no one acting alone ever will—the idol of anti-Americanism.Bernard-Henri Lévy on Barack Obama’s Three Revolutions|Bernard-Henri Lévy|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Recent events show that anti-Americanism remains a potent populist tool among Arabs.
The tide of anti-Americanism has been rising in Pakistan for almost a decade.
I may record here that each of my assistants has since, to borrow an Americanism, “made good.”
I at once undertook to spread the gospel of Americanism, and introduced the celebration of the Fourth of July.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands|George Francis Train
Principles of Americanism; essentials of Americanization; technic of race-assimilation.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
"Doing business at the old stand," laughed Thorndyke, attempting an Americanism.The Land of the Changing Sun|William N. Harben
"Truthful," for example, is said to be an Americanism, and at one time gave offence on that account.America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer