Briticism meaning

-shĭzəm
A word, phrase, or idiom characteristic of or peculiar to English as it is spoken in Great Britain.
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A word, phrase, grammatical construction, etc. originating in or peculiar to British English.
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A word or figure of speech used in Britain exclusively or primarily.
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Origin of briticism

  • From Briti(sh) on the model of words such as Gallicism

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition