Briticism

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noun Brit·i·cism \ˈbri-tə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of Briticism

  1. :  a characteristic feature of British English

Origin and Etymology of briticism

British + -icism (as in Gallicism)


First Known Use: 1868

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