Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A foreign idiom or custom.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

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

Etymologies

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foreign +‎ -ism

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