King's English

noun

Definition of King's English

: standard, pure, or correct English speech or usage

First Known Use of King's English

1553, in the meaning defined above

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“King's English.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/King%27s%20English. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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