Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Britishism

[brit-i-shiz-uh m]
noun
  1. Briticism.
  2. any custom, manner, characteristic, or quality peculiar to or associated with the British people.
  3. the aggregate of such qualities regarded as characteristic of a British person: His cool reserve is just part of his Britishism.
Show More

Origin of Britishism

First recorded in 1880–85; British + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for britishism

Britishism

noun
  1. a variant of Briticism
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012