Definition of Little Englander in English:

Little Englander

Pronunciation /ˌlidl ˈiNG(ɡ)ləndər/ /ˌlɪdl ˈɪŋ(ɡ)ləndər/


  • A person who opposes an international role or policy for Britain.

    ‘There's a peculiarly English thing about French-bashing, but there's also a Little Englander thing in general about how the film industry actually works.’
    • ‘But you don't have to be a Little Englander to be concerned about the commission poking their noses into a tax regime which is, after all, in its fourth decade of operation.’
    • ‘He is now too parochial to be a Little Englander.’
    • ‘I'd hate to regard myself as a Little Englander, but occasionally I share that same mentality.’
    • ‘If you don't like chicken tikka masala, does that make you a Little Englander?’