- a word, phrase, grammatical construction, etc. originating in or peculiar to English, esp. British English; Briticism
- a typically English trait, custom, etc.
- the quality of being English
Origin of Anglicism; from Medieval Latin Anglicus (see Anglican) + -ism
- a. A word, phrase, or idiom characteristic of or peculiar to the English language.b. A Briticism.
- A typically English quality.
Origin of AnglicismFrom Medieval Latin Anglicus, English; see Anglican.