Little Englander


Little Englander

Little Englander Word Origin noun

  1. an English person who believes the best interests of Britain are served by attention to Britain itself, rather than to the concerns of the empire.

Origin of Little Englander First recorded in 1890–95 Related formsLittle Englandism, noun British Dictionary definitions for little englander Little Englander noun

  1. (esp in the 19th century) a person opposed to the extension of the British Empire
  2. British informal a person who perceives most foreign influences on Britain’s culture and institutions as damaging or insidious

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