Britishism

[ brit-i-shiz-uhm ]

noun
  1. any custom, manner, characteristic, or quality peculiar to or associated with the British people.

  1. the aggregate of such qualities regarded as characteristic of a British person: His cool reserve is just part of his Britishism.

Origin of Britishism

1
First recorded in 1880–85; British + -ism

Words Nearby Britishism

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British Dictionary definitions for Britishism

Britishism

/ (ˈbrɪtɪˌʃɪzəm) /


noun
  1. a variant of Briticism

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