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.
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
a turbot of northeastern Atlantic seas. brit. the group of small marine animals forming the food of whalebone whales. the young of herring and sprat. Contemporary Examples 10 Great Bands You’ve Never Heard Winston Ross May 25, 2013 Black. Female. Undecided. Sophia A. Nelson November 5, 2012 Historical Examples When Egypt Went Broke Holman Day […]