Anglistics

noun plural but singular in construction

An·​glis·​tics
aŋˈglistiks,
aiŋ-
: the study of the English language or of literature composed in English

Word History

Etymology

modification of German anglistik, from anglist + -ik -ics

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anglistics was in 1930

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“Anglistics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglistics. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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