Anglomania

[ang-gluh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh]
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noun

an intense admiration of, interest in, or tendency to imitate English institutions, manners, customs, etc.

Origin of Anglomania

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; Anglo- + mania
Related formsAn·glo·ma·ni·ac [ang-gloh-mey-nee-ak] /ˌæŋ gloʊˈmeɪ niˌæk/, nounAn·glo·ma·ni·ac·al [ang-gloh-muh-nahy-uh-kuh l] /ˌæŋ gloʊ məˈnaɪ ə kəl/, adjective
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Anglomania

noun

excessive respect for English customs, etc
Derived FormsAnglomaniac, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for anglomania

Anglomania

n.

1787; see Anglo- + mania. Related: Anglomaniac.

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