A phrase, construction, or expression that is recognized as a unit in the usage of a given language and either differs from the usual syntactic patterns or has a meaning that differs from the literal meaning of its parts taken together (Ex.: not a word did she say; she heard it straight from the horse's mouth)
An individual reaction to a drug, food, etc. that is different from the reaction of most people
The tradition or body of such practices:
Excessive devotion to local interests and customs.
Find another word for localism. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for localism, like: idiom, patois, idiosyncrasy, provincialism, custom, dialect and sectionalism.