Definition of Little Englander in English:

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Little Englander

Pronunciation: /ˌlidl ˈiNG(ɡ)ləndər/

noun

A person who opposes an international role or policy for Britain.
Example sentences
  • There's a peculiarly English thing about French-bashing, but there's also a Little Englander thing in general about how the film industry actually works.
  • But you don't have to be a Little Englander to be concerned about the commission poking their noses into a tax regime which is, after all, in its fourth decade of operation.
  • He is now too parochial to be a Little Englander.

Derivatives

Little Englandism

Pronunciation: /-ˌdizəm/
noun
Example sentences
  • However, if they organised industrial action to stop jobs being offshored, then I would support that, and argue against any Little Englandism or worse that might go with it.
  • He said he would ‘oppose the rancid Little Englandism that has gripped the country’ - and leave the Conservative Party if it slid too far.
  • Successive sterling crises have demonstrated to all but the most insular Britons that Little Englandism will not work in the modern industrial world.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Lit·tle Eng·land·er

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