What does British mean?

Definitions for British
ˈbrɪt ɪʃBri·tish

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"

Wiktionary

  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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say British in sign language?

  1. british

Numerology

  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. Michael Winner:

    Richard Todd was the most wonderful type of British stiff upper lip acting

  2. The Russian embassy in London:

    We would like the British side to share with us the information regarding the type of substance used and the correlation between this incident and other mysterious poisonings happening in the vicinity of the secret military chemical laboratory in Porton Down.

  3. Emily Sneff:

    I was just looking for copies of the Declaration of Independence in British archives.

  4. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I am determined to prioritise the resources we need to combat the terrorist threat because protecting the British people is my number one duty, this is a generational struggle that demands we provide more manpower to combat those who would destroy us and our values.

  5. Thomas Markle:

    I am proud that my new grandson is born into the British royal family and I am sure that he will grow up to serve the crown and the people of Britain with grace, dignity, and honour.

Images & Illustrations of British

  1. BritishBritishBritishBritishBritish

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