- 1A word or phrase that is peculiar to British English: this new autobiography is studded with Anglicisms like lorries, plimsolls, and doing a bunkMore example sentences
- Anyway, I bet they all feel the same way about our own impenetrable Anglicisms.
- First up, we have a rather useful compendium of Anglicisms from effingpot.com.
- Americans may sometimes find the prose a bit daunting, the occasional Anglicism, misplaced modifier, and passive voice requiring a thorough rereading.
- 2A word or phrase borrowed from English into a foreign language: the French have an irritating Anglicism: un toastMore example sentences
- What with all my pop-culture Anglicisms, I don't always do a terribly good job at nurturing an overseas readership, so it's good to form bridges across the water.
- However, native coinages expressing resistance to Anglicisms include baladeur Walkman, cadreur cameraman, logiciel software, ordinateur computer, and rentrée comeback.
- One of the many engaging peculiarities of the French is their conviction that their language - if they could only keep it pure of Anglicisms - is one of singular beauty and nobility.
More definitions of AnglicismDefinition of Anglicism in:
- The British & World English dictionary