Definition of Hibernianism in English:

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Pronunciation: /hīˈbərnēəˌnizəm/
(also Hibernicism /-niˌsizəm/)


An Irish idiom or expression.
Example sentences
  • Also, your slavish use of obsolete, twee and anglicised Hibernicisms is peculiarly un-Irish, not to mention unconvincing and uncouth.
  • I hope that, after making due allowance for Hibernicisms and for imperfect acquaintance with English modes of thought and expression, he will accept my explanation as sufficient.
  • When it was brought to me, my toast (to use an Hibernicism) proved to be bread-and-butter.

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Syllabification: Hi·ber·ni·an·ism

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