contraction of American (often used humorously to suggest either a sarcastic or patriotic sentiment): It’s easy to get lured into the ’Merican appetite for more, more, more.I’m gonna get me some real ’Merican food.
contraction of American (often used humorously to suggest either a sarcastic or patriotic sentiment): By Thursday, we’d had quite enough of these ’Mericans. Most of the guests in this hotel are ’Mericans, just like us.
- Also 'Mur·i·can, Mur·i·can [mur-i-kuhn] /ˈmɜr ɪ kən/ .
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How to use 'Merican in a sentence
I wisht you'd stuck the 'Merican flag on the machine, some'rs, but I won't stop fer that now.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
I brought a Merican girl to you-all, to take care of her as far as Nice.Polly and Her Friends Abroad | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Grandpa says love of country is something every 'Merican needs, so we're beginning young at our house.The Lilac Lady | Ruth Alberta Brown
Yo face make out de res ob de colors fer de hull Merican flag: red, white an blue alltergedder.Three Little Women's Success | Gabrielle E. Jackson
To-day my father bring what 'Merican call bureau, and many work-box and trays and much fine futon for to sleep on floor with.Little Sister Snow | Frances Little