AskDefine | Define British

Dictionary Definition

British adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture; "his wife is British" n : the people of Great Britain [syn: British people, the British, Brits]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈbɹɪʔɪʃ/ (RP), /ˈbɹɪɾɪʃ/ (GA)

Proper noun

  1. With "the", the citizens or inhabitants of Britain collectively.
  2. With "the", the citizens or inhabitants of the UK collectively.
  3. The ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain, also called Ancient Britons.
  4. The British English language.

Translations

citizens or inhabitants of Britain
  • Czech: Britové
  • Finnish: britti
  • Japanese: イギリス人, 英国人
  • Russian: британцы
  • Spanish: los británicos
colloquial: the citizens or inhabitants of the UK
  • Czech: Britové
  • Finnish: britti
  • Japanese: イギリス人, 英国人
  • Russian: британцы
  • Spanish: los británicos
history: ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain
  • Finnish: britti, brittiläinen
  • Russian: бритты
the British English language
  • Finnish: englanninenglanti
  • Japanese: イギリス英語

Adjective

  1. of Britain
  2. of the UK
  3. of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain. Also Brythonic.

Translations

of Britain
  • Czech: britský
  • Finnish: brittiläinen, britti-
  • Japanese: イギリスの, 英国の
  • Russian: британский
  • Spanish: británico, británica
colloquial: of the UK
history: of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain

Extensive Definition

British may refer to:
British in Bengali: ব্রিটিশ
British in Danish: Britisk
British in Malay (macrolanguage): British
British in Slovak: Britský
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