Irishism

noun

Irish·​ism ˈī-ri-ˌshi-zəm How to pronounce Irishism (audio)
1
: a word, phrase, or expression characteristic of the Irish
2

Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of Irishism was in 1709

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Cite this Entry

“Irishism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irishism. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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