What does BRITISH mean?

Definitions for BRITISH
ˈbrɪt ɪʃBRITISH

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word BRITISH.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. British, British people, Brits(adj)

    the people of Great Britain

  2. British(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture

    "his wife is British"


  1. British(Adjective)

    Of Britain (meaning the British Isles)

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  2. British(Adjective)

    Of the United Kingdom.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  3. British(Adjective)

    Of the Commonwealth of Nations, or the British Empire.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  4. British(Adjective)

    Of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain; Brythonic.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  5. British(ProperNoun)

    With the, the citizens or inhabitants of Britain collectively.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  6. British(ProperNoun)

    With the, the citizens or inhabitants of the United Kingdom collectively.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  7. British(ProperNoun)

    The ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain, also called ancient Britons.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  8. British(ProperNoun)

    The Celtic language of the ancient Britons

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  9. British(ProperNoun)

    The British English language.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

Webster Dictionary

  1. British(adj)

    of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restricted to the original inhabitants

  2. British

    people of Great Britain

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BRITISH' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #223

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BRITISH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #610

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BRITISH' in Adjectives Frequency: #16

How to pronounce BRITISH?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say BRITISH in sign language?

  1. british


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BRITISH in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BRITISH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of BRITISH in a Sentence

  1. Katy Perry:

    Perrys dedication to childrens rights and the fight against trafficking played a large role in her joining Charles team. PRINCE WILLIAM TELLS JOAQUIN PHOENIX HES GLAD HE DIDNT WATCH JOKER BEFORE BED That is why I am especially honored to be named an ambassador for the British Asian Trusts Childrens Protection Fund, and to help shine my lighton the work that The Trust will be doing in South Asia, and to be a part of finding solutions to child trafficking, children are vulnerable and innocent and have to be protected. Katy Perry and Prince Charles shake hands. ( Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool / Getty Images) Accord to the Trusts website, it was created to work.

  2. Tom Roseen:

    Despite plus-side equity returns, both fund investors and ETF investors were net redeemers of equity assets, redeeming a net $8.4 billion for the week, shrugging off progress in the U.S.-China trade talks, a nice start to the Q2 earnings season, and general agreement on the U.S. budget and ceiling, investors showed constraint after learning that Iran had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, increasing geopolitical concerns.

  3. Tony Blair:

    It's tragic. We should never have agreed a Brexit general election, by the way, it was crazy to mix the two issues up, we should have had a decision by the British people on Brexit, self-standing as a decision, but we didn't.

  4. John Gearson:

    The fact that he appears like a relatively ordinary young British resident is disquieting.

  5. Doug Sanders:

    That was probably the most expensive putt that'll ever be missed, i'd already missed out on the U.S. Open by a stroke, the British Open by a stroke, the U.S. PGA Championship by a stroke earlier in my career.

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