American English

noun

Definition of American English

:the English language as spoken in the U.S. used especially with the implication that it is clearly distinguishable from British English yet not so divergent as to be a separate language

Examples of american english in a Sentence

  1. There are many differences between British English and American English.

First Known Use of american english

1805


AMERICAN ENGLISH Defined for English Language Learners

American English

noun

Definition of American English for English Language Learners

  • : the English language used in the U.S.


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