Definition of locofocoism in US English:

locofocoism

noun

  • 1Adherence to the Loco-foco party or its principles; the application of the principles of the Loco-foco party.

  • 2A principle of the Loco-foco party. rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864), author. From loco-foco + -ism.

Pronunciation

locofocoism

/ˌləʊkəʊˈfəʊkəʊɪz(ə)m/