Definition of Hibernianism in English:

Hibernianism

Line breaks: Hi¦ber¦nia|nism
Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈbəːnɪənɪz(ə)m
 
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(also Hibernicism /hʌɪˈbəːnɪsɪz(ə)m/)

noun

  • An Irish idiom or expression.
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    • 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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