Meaning of Americanism
Pronunciation: (u-mer'i-ku-niz"um), [key]
- a custom, trait, or thing peculiar to the United States of America or its citizens.
- a word, phrase, or other language feature that is especially characteristic of the English language as spoken or written in the U.S.
- devotion to or preference for the U.S. and its institutions.
- anything, as a custom or word, peculiar to America.
- americanism (Thesaurus)