Hibernicism
Hibernicism Hi*ber"ni*cism, Hibernianism Hi*ber"ni*an*ism, n. An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish. --Todd. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hibernicism — [hī bʉr′nə siz΄əm] n. [< HIBERNIA + IC + ISM] an Irish characteristic, custom, idiom, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Hibernicism — /huy berr neuh siz euhm/, n. an idiom or characteristic peculiar to Irish English or to the Irish. Also, Hibernianism /huy berr nee euh niz euhm/. [1750 60; < ML Hibernic(us) Hibernian (Hibern(ia) Hibernia + icus IC) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • hibernicism — n. characteristic or custom that is special and specific to Irish English or to the Irish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hibernicism — n.; (also hibernianism) Irishism, Irish idiom …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hibernicism — hi·ber·ni·cism …   English syllables

  • hibernicism — An Irish trait or custom …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • Hibernicism — /haɪˈbɜnəsɪzəm/ (say huy bernuhsizuhm) noun 1. an idiom peculiar to Irish English. 2. an Irish characteristic. Also, Hibernianism /haɪˈbɜniəˌnɪzəm/ (say huy berneeuh.nizuhm) …   Australian English dictionary

  • hibernicism — n. an Irish idiom or expression; = BULL(3) 1. Etymology: as HIBERNIAN after Anglicism etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hibernianism — Hibernicism Hi*ber ni*cism, Hibernianism Hi*ber ni*an*ism, n. An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish. Todd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irishism — I rish*ism, n. A mode of speaking peculiar to the Irish; an Hibernicism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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