Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A British person.

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  • noun informal A British person.
  • abbreviation Britain
  • abbreviation British
  • abbreviation lexicography British English

Etymologies

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1901, either a shortening of Britisher or Briton, or a back-formation from British.

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