Definition of Englishism in US English:

Englishism

noun

  • 1Englishness. Also: attachment to what is English; an English mode of procedure; a sign or product of an English character.

  • 2An English idiom or form of speech; = "Anglicism".

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Fanny Burney (1752–1840), writer. From English + -ism.

Pronunciation

Englishism

/ˈɪŋ(ɡ)lɪʃɪz(ə)m/