American English love

American English

Definitions

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  • proper n. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in the United States, contrasted with British English and that of other places.
  • proper n. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in North America, contrasted with British English and that of other places.
  • adj. Of or relating to, or spoken or written in American English.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the English language as used in the United States

Etymologies

1806 (US), American + English. As an adjective, 1892. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But almost every native speaker of American English knows oh-oh to mean “watch out” or “trouble ahead”; when our leading lexicographers read this, they will utter uh-oh and hasten to include the commonly exclaimed warning in their next revisions.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • He visited the United States for an Adidas camp in 2005 and came back the next year to study at American English Academy in Monterey Park, Calif.

    Brownsville Herald :

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