British

noun Brit·ish \ ˈbri-tish \

Definition of British

1 a :the Celtic language of the ancient Britons
2 plural in construction :the people of Great Britain or the Commonwealth of Nations

British

adjective

Britishism

play \ˈbri-ti-ˌshi-zəm\ noun

Britishness

noun

Origin and Etymology of british

Middle English Bruttische of Britain, from Old English Brettisc, from Brettas Britons, of Celt origin; akin to Welsh Brython Briton



BRITISH Defined for Kids

1

British

adjective Brit·ish \ ˈbri-tish \

Definition of British for Students

:of or relating to Great Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales) or the British

2

British

noun plural

Definition of British for Students

:the people of Great Britain


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