Localism in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Localism

a saying, word or expression that is only said and known in one local area

Examples of Localism in a sentence

Even though everyone knows “Aloha,” the localism of the word causes it to almost only to be heard in Hawaii.  🔊

As my friends and I passed by the town, the locals made reference that we did not understand due to the word’s localism.  🔊

In southern California, many surfers use localism to describe how great they feel by saying certain waves are “gnarly” that non-surfers would never say.  🔊

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