Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of Englishism.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A few people have spotted Englishisms in Accidents Waiting to Happen and they are there.

    May 2007

  • BTW, are Americans allowed to be amused by stilted Englishisms, or is “English” English always to be treated as the reference standard?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Most Commonly Misspelled Phrases:

  • By Jove -- and Dundee lapsed into one of the Englishisms he had picked up during his six months 'work in England as a tyro in the records department of Scotland Yard, before he had come to Hamilton to make a humble beginning as a cub detective on the

    Murder at Bridge

  • Swept by an emotion stronger than himself, his acquired Englishisms went by the board.

    The Lamp of Fate

  • Take, for example, Fonseca's pronunciation for one of his most creative Englishisms-the eatable Some wigs.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VII No 4

  • When I’m with American friends, I’ll slip into my Englishisms, but I’ll play it straight when I’m with strangers.

    May 2007

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