Little Englander

noun

: an Englishman opposed to territorial expansion of the British Empire and usually anticipating the gradual voluntary secession of existing possessions therefrom

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Little Englander was in 1889

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“Little Englander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Little%20Englander. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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