[ ing-gli-shiz-uhm or, often, -li- ]
/ ˈɪŋ glɪˌʃɪz əm or, often, -lɪ- /
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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby Englishism
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British Dictionary definitions for Englishism
/ (ˈɪŋɡlɪˌʃɪzəm) /
noun mainly US
an English custom, practice, etc
a word or expression not found in forms of English other than British English; Anglicism
high regard for English customs, institutions, etc
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