Anglomania

[ ang-gluh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh ]
/ ˌæŋ gləˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə /

noun

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

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Origin of Anglomania

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; Anglo- + mania

OTHER WORDS FROM Anglomania

An·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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British Dictionary definitions for anglomania

Anglomania
/ (ˌæŋɡləʊˈmeɪnɪə) /

noun

excessive respect for English customs, etc

Derived forms of Anglomania

Anglomaniac, noun, adjective
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