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Irishism

[ ahy-ri-shiz-uhm ]
/ ˈaɪ rɪˌʃɪz əm /
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noun

a custom, manner, practice, idiom, etc., characteristic of the Irish.

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Origin of Irishism

First recorded in 1725–35; Irish + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Irishism

Irishism
/ (ˈaɪrɪˌʃɪzəm) /

noun

an Irish custom or idiom
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