of or relating to Great Britain or its inhabitants.
used especially by natives or inhabitants of Great Britain: In this dictionary, “Brit.” is an abbreviation for “British usage.”.
the people native to or inhabiting Great Britain.
the Celtic language of the ancient Britons.
relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Britain or any of the natives, citizens, or inhabitants of the United Kingdom
relating to or denoting the English language as spoken and written in Britain, esp the S dialect generally regarded as standard See also Southern British English, Received Pronunciation
relating to or denoting the ancient Britons
of or relating to the Commonwealth: British subjects
(functioning as pl) the natives or inhabitants of Britain
the extinct Celtic language of the ancient Britons See also Brythonic
Briticism. any custom, manner, characteristic, or quality peculiar to or associated with the British people. the aggregate of such qualities regarded as characteristic of a British person: His cool reserve is just part of his Britishism. noun a variant of Briticism
a native or inhabitant of Great Britain, especially of England. one of the Celtic people formerly occupying the southern part of the island of Britain. Contemporary Examples A More Civil Society Noah Kristula-Green July 10, 2012 Inside the Algerian Hostage Standoff Jamie Dettmer January 18, 2013 Will Her Unborn Child Save Her? Barbie Latza Nadeau […]
noun a group of young and successful British actors, directors, artists, etc (as modifier): Britpack talent
noun the characteristic pop music performed by some British bands of the mid 1990s Contemporary Examples Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary Andrew Romano May 9, 2014 noun