Britishism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (brit'i-shiz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. Briticism.
  2. any custom, manner, characteristic, or quality peculiar to or associated with the British people.
  3. the aggregate of such qualities regarded as characteristic of a British person: His cool reserve is just part of his Britishism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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