Definition of Chamberlainism in English:

Chamberlainism

noun

  • The policy or principles of Joseph Chamberlain, especially with regard to South Africa.

noun

  • The policy or principles of Neville Chamberlain, especially with regard to the appeasement of Nazi Germany and the Munich Agreement of 1938.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ipswich Journal. From the name of Joseph Chamberlain, British politician + -ism<br>1930s. From the name of (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, British politician and Prime Minister, who pursued a policy of appeasement towards Nazi Germany + -ism.

Pronunciation

Chamberlainism

/ˈtʃeɪmbəlɪnɪz(ə)m/