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Definition of brittish

"Brittish" is probably misspelled. Trying British instead Definition of British

1. British [ a ] of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture
Examples: "his wife is British"

Used in print:


A British writer , Richard_Haestier , in a book , Dead_Men_Tell_Tales , recalls that in the turmoil preceding French_Revolution the body of Henry_/4 , , who had died nearly 180 years earlier , was torn to pieces by a mob .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

I have heard people talk with contempt about the British regulars , but that only proves that a_lot of people talk_about things of which they are deplorably ignorant .

Yet it could not have been more than a matter of seconds , and then the front of the British army came into view .

I know that I myself felt that it was a mortal shame for a man to be torn open by a British musket_ball , as Isaac had been , yet I also felt relieved and lucky that it had been him and not myself .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

`` Just you wait '' , advised Arlene , echoing the dialogue in a recent British movie .

Synonyms British Related Terms Great_Britain

2. British [ n ] the people of Great Britain

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

The second feature , `` The_Price_of_Silence '' , is a British detective_story that will talk_your_head_off .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

Cousin_Joshua and some others felt that we should march toward Lexington and take_up new positions ahead of the slow-moving British column , but another group maintained that we should stick to this spot and this section of road .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The British ships rolled at anchor , sent_out picket_boats and waited for orders from London .

Synonyms British the_British Brits British_people Related Terms nation

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