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ANGLICISM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Anglicism mean? 

ANGLICISM (noun)
  The noun ANGLICISM has 2 senses:

1. an expression that is limited to English as spoken by Englishmen (especially as contrasted with American English)
2. a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens

  Familiarity information: ANGLICISM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANGLICISM (noun)


Sense 1Anglicism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An expression that is limited to English as spoken by Englishmen (especially as contrasted with American English)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Anglicism; Briticism; Britishism

Hypernyms ("Anglicism" is a kind of...):

expression; formulation (the style of expressing yourself)


Sense 2Anglicism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Anglicism; Britishism

Hypernyms ("Anglicism" is a kind of...):

custom; usage; usance (accepted or habitual practice)


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