Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A foreign idiom or custom.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any trait, custom, phrase or characteristic typical of a foreign country or language.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Anything peculiar to a foreign language or people; a foreign idiom or custom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being foreign.
  • n. A foreign idiom or custom.

Etymologies

foreign +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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