Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Briticism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an expression that is limited to English as spoken by Englishmen (especially as contrasted with American English).
  • noun a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A word, phrase, idiom, or expression peculiar to the English language as spoken chiefly in Great Britain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)
  • noun a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens

Etymologies

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British +‎ -ism

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