Parisianism

noun
Pa·​ri·​sian·​ism | \ -ˌnizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Parisianism

1 : the traits of a Parisian his Parisianism, grafted upon an imperishable brogue, gave to his utterance a very curious charm— Max Beerbohm
2 : a habit or mannerism (as of speech) observable especially in Parisians

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History and Etymology for Parisianism

French parisianisme, from parisien + -isme -ism

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“Parisianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parisianism. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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