Definitions

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  • adverb In a British manner; in a way characteristic of the British.

Etymologies

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British +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Mary -- after 3 weeks in Ireland has taken to saying "loo" and "queue" and pronounces Bath Britishly, which is so pretentious and really just stupid.

    evolver Diary Entry

  • He's scouring the country for British recipes, with British ingredients made by British people with British stories to reveal what makes Britain so Britishly British.

    It's a good week for … Britain

  • She graciously and Britishly opened her home to us neighborhood moms for our very own office party.

    Meredith Lopez: Mommy Office Party And My Favorite Holiday Movies

  • "Pairing very Britishly dry humor with a light-hearted exuberance, Son of Rambow [site] takes what could've been a gimmicky premise and turns it into a highly original comic adventure tale," writes Annie Frisbee at Zoom In Online.

    GreenCine Daily: Sundance. Son of Rambow.

  • * Stephen Fry, who played psychiatrist Gordon Gordon Wyatt in Season 2, got stuck in an elevator recently and Twittered the whole ordeal, Britishly.

    Jamie Frevele: Killer Sequels: The Gravedigger Returns to "Bones" (Not Jason)

  • Now of courselah, most of you who graze this blog are here in Malaysia and are probably scratching your heads in wonderment at this Mat Salleh going on yet again about things Britishly bookish.

    Get KL Reading?

  • Wired: Britishly composed, even while performing Americanly dumb maneuvers.

    What's a Supercar? It Does 200 MPH, Corners Like Cling Wrap, Attracts the Law.

  • I am all for this Mat Saleha going on and on about things Britishly bookish, especially if she can put books in hands and encourage people to read.

    Get KL Reading?

  • A quick consult of Hugh Fernely-Whittingstall helped guide us in our venison cooking cooked briefly and at a high heat, like you would a lamb leg, and after little more than an hour, we were ready to enjoy our rather Britishly reared, locally bought, farmer's market meal.

    Walthamstow Farmer's Market and Shoulder of Venison

  • A quick consult of Hugh Fernely-Whittingstall helped guide us in our venison cooking cooked briefly and at a high heat, like you would a lamb leg, and after little more than an hour, we were ready to enjoy our rather Britishly reared, locally bought, farmer's market meal.

    Archive 2007-10-01

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