Briticism

noun
Brit·​i·​cism | \ ˈbri-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Briticism (audio) \

Definition of Briticism

: a characteristic feature of British English

First Known Use of Briticism

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Briticism

British + -icism (as in Gallicism)

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The first known use of Briticism was in 1868

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“Briticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Briticism. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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