Example sentences for: americanisms

How can you use “americanisms” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The misinformation begins in the introduction [v], where the author acknowledges among his sources Mitford M. Mathews' The American Dialect Dictionary and A Dictionary of Americanisms .

  • Americanisms

  • Mr. Lederer's unflagging interest in early American culture, his voracious reading of the books, papers, and documents of the time, and his penchant for collecting Americanisms and turning some useful, entertaining, and interesting comments about them have continued unabated.

  • Nor is communication really disrupted even by those new, semiliterate Americanisms: communic ant , consult ant , defend ant; counsel or, elect or (al), jur or , where the schwa (as a in above, e in her ) has been replaced by broad (- ant ) or rounded (- or ) vowel sounds.

  • .”), “The influences of other varieties of English” (in which one can find good examples of so-called Americanisms that were formerly British).


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