Irishism

noun
Irish·​ism | \ ˈī-ri-ˌshi-zəm How to pronounce Irishism (audio) \

Definition of Irishism

1 : a word, phrase, or expression characteristic of the Irish

First Known Use of Irishism

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Irishism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irishism. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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