a student of America, especially of its history, culture, and geography.
a specialist in the cultures or languages of Indians.
a specialist in literature.
a person who favors the U.S., its policies, etc.
I have described them in my Essays of an Americanist (Philadelphia, 1890).
Nagualism Daniel G. Brinton
Many of these articles were collected in 1890 and published in a volume entitled Essays of an Americanist.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, June 1899 Various
a person who studies some aspect of America, such as its history or languages
to make or become in character; assimilate to the customs and institutions of the U.S. Contemporary Examples The Veterans of Foreign Wars organized an americanization committee that promoted the song as a litmus test of loyalty. Star-Spangled Confederates: How Southern Sympathizers Decided Our National Anthem Jefferson Morley July 3, 2013 Historical Examples But when one […]
to make or become in character; assimilate to the customs and institutions of the U.S. Contemporary Examples This is an americanized version of the famed Running with the Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain. Chicago’s Running of the Bulls Hampton Stevens July 25, 2014 Think of a latter-day americanized version of Downton Abbey—where everyone knows his […]
of or relating to the or its inhabitants: an American citizen. of or relating to North or ; of the Western Hemisphere: the American continents. of or relating to the aboriginal Indians of North and , usually excluding the Eskimos, regarded as being of Asian ancestry and marked generally by reddish to brownish skin, black […]
a cocktail made with bitters, sweet vermouth, and soda water. Contemporary Examples They make a mean (read: strong) iced Americano and both healthy eaters and indulgers will be sated. Gal with a Suitcase Jolie Hunt April 17, 2010 The pair was also reportedly serenaded by the jazz trio, Americano Social Club. Anne Hathaway’s Wedding to […]