- noun1》 an Italian characteristic, expression, or custom.2》 attachment to Italy or Italian ideas or practices.
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Italianism — I*tal ian*ism, n. 1. A word, phrase, or idiom, peculiar to the Italians; an Italicism. [1913 Webster] 2. Attachment to, or sympathy for, Italy. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Italianism — [i tal′yə niz΄əm] n. 1. a word, phrase, grammatical construction, or other feature originating in or peculiar to Italian 2. an Italian custom, belief, etc. 3. Italian spirit, quality, etc. 4. fondness for Italian customs, ideas, etc … English World dictionary
Italianism — An Italianism is a loan word from the Italian language into another idiom.Pizza and ciao are perhaps the most widely diffused italianisms.ee also* List of English words of Italian origin * List of Portuguese words of Italian origin * List of… … Wikipedia
Italianism — noun Date: 1594 1. a. a quality characteristic of Italy or the Italian people b. a characteristic feature of Italian occurring in another language 2. a. specialized interest in or emulation of Italian qualities or achievements b. promotion or… … New Collegiate Dictionary
Italianism — /i tal yeuh niz euhm/, n. 1. an Italian practice, trait, or idiom. 2. Italian quality or spirit. [1585 95; ITALIAN + ISM] * * * … Universalium
Italianism — noun a) A loanword from the Italian language b) A characteristic of Italy or the Italian people … Wiktionary
Italianism — I talÂ·ianÂ·ism || nÉªzÉ™m n. sympathy for Italy; Italian quality; something that originates or derives from Italy (word, idiom etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
italianism — ital·ian·ism … English syllables
Italianism — I•tal•ian•ism [[t]ɪˈtæl yəˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. 1) an Italian practice, trait, or idiom 2) Italian quality or spirit • Etymology: 1585–95 … From formal English to slang
Italianism — /ɪˈtæljənɪzəm/ (say i talyuhnizuhm) noun 1. an Italian practice, trait, or idiom. 2. Italian quality or spirit … Australian English dictionary