- ['brɪtɪsɪz(ə)m](also Britishism -ʃɪz(ə)m)noun an idiom used in Britain but not in other English-speaking countries.
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Briticism — Brit i*cism, n. A word, phrase, or idiom peculiar to Great Britain; any manner of using a word or words that is peculiar to Great Britain. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Briticism — is the term for a language feature that is peculiar to BrE, not Britishism … Modern English usage
Briticism — ☆ Briticism [brit′ə siz΄əm ] n. a word, phrase, grammatical construction, etc. originating in or peculiar to British English … English World dictionary
Briticism — A briticism (or britishism) is American English for a word, phrase, idiom, or expression peculiar to the English language as spoken chiefly in Great Britain and/or the United Kingdom, and is thus a synonym for one of the meanings of anglicism.… … Wikipedia
Briticism — noun Etymology: British + icism (as in gallicism) Date: 1868 a characteristic feature of British English … New Collegiate Dictionary
Briticism — /brit euh siz euhm/, n. a word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of or restricted to British English, esp. as compared with American English, as lift compared with elevator or in hospital with in the hospital. Also, Britishism. [1865 70, Amer.;… … Universalium
Briticism — noun A word or figure of speech used in Britain exclusively or primarily. Ant: Americanism … Wiktionary
Briticism — BritÂ·iÂ·cism || brÉªtÉªsÉªzm n. English word or idiom only used in Great Britain … English contemporary dictionary
briticism — brit·i·cism … English syllables
Briticism — Brit•i•cism [[t]ˈbrɪt əˌsɪz əm[/t]] also Britishism n. ling. a word, phrase, or other feature characteristic of or peculiar to British English • Etymology: 1865–70, amer.; British+ ism, with ic for ish on the model of Gallicism, etc … From formal English to slang