Definition of Latinism in US English:

Latinism

noun

  • See Latin

    • ‘This formula, including the tell-tale Latinism inter alios, is repeated in a number of the decisions.’
    • ‘It is characterized by the frequent use of Latinisms.’
    • ‘Unintelligible Latinisms litter the insides of the booklet, awkwardly coupling with sepulchral imagery.’
    • ‘Orwell's use of Latinisms and classical references all but vanished; his previously colourful language dissolved into plain and lucid prose.’
    • ‘Totus Tuus must have been amongst the first Latinisms whose translation I researched.’

Pronunciation

Latinism

/ˈlætnˌɪzəm//ˈlatnˌizəm/