[ ang-gluh-see ]

  1. in English; as the English would say it; according to the English way: Córdoba, Anglice “Cordova.”

Origin of Anglice

1595–1605; <Medieval Latin, equivalent to Anglic(us) English (see Anglic) + -e adv. suffix

Words Nearby Anglice Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Anglice in a sentence

  • When a person says he is "gaylie," Anglice, middling, he is understood not to be so well as he would like to be.

    The Proverbs of Scotland | Alexander Hislop
  • The “Baavian-touw” (Anglice, “baboon-rope”) is a species of climbing plant, or liana, with long stems and heart-shaped leaves.

    The Vee-Boers | Mayne Reid
  • Anglice, e nombur multipliynge, for he schalle multiply e hyer nounbur, as us one tyme 6.

  • If you've been to Washington, and found him to hum (Anglice, 'at home'), why didn't ye go back by the way ye come?

    The Chainbearer | J. Fenimore Cooper
  • I had to get the tommy (Anglice-tomahawk), and chop his boots off, and that's the gospel truth, ma'am.

    Station Amusements | Lady Barker

British Dictionary definitions for Anglice


/ (ˈæŋɡlɪsɪ) /

  1. in English: Roma, Anglice Rome

Origin of Anglice

from Medieval Latin

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