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Synonyms for American

Yankee or Yank

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Yankee or Yank

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  • Yankee or Yank
  • Yankee Doodle

Synonyms for American

a native or inhabitant of the United States

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Clear 'em out and let in some new blood, and keep out Americanism.
She has won many awards, but her greatest honor came earlier this year when she was asked to be the Guatemalan reviewer of the Dictionary of Americanisms.
To give further examples, talented and influential are two once-loathed Americanisms in a lengthy list.
Moore's ear for dialogue, on the other hand, remains Helen Kelleresque, with Dorothy Gale's Americanisms standing out as an embarrassment.
Other Americanisms which have crept into our language include: Liberation (used to be called Invasion).
This epic story is filled with the culture of Sumer as well as many Americanisms as Chloe, with humor, remarks on the similarities between Sumer and modern-day America.
Labour backbencher Harry Barnes wants broadcasters to be given a list of Americanisms they should not use - similar to one issued in France to preserve the beauty of the French language.
After this come contributions on British and Irish antecedents, the influence of other languages used by later immigrants, Americanisms, slang, dialect, African-American English, changing grammatical usages, spe lling, usage, Canadian English, Newfoundland English and, finally, the spread of American English round the world in which British ire at the invasion of Americanisms into the Mother Tongue is carefully, and sometimes humorously examined.
The trouble is a large number of so-called Americanisms are just words the English haven't been using that much.
A survey found that while young people in Britain now habitually use Americanisms such as bathrobe and sneakers they also understand non-British or American words such as balti, dreadlocks, tai-chi, possum, and kiwi.