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, Britsadjective

    the people of Great Britain

  2. Britishadjective

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

    "his wife is British"

Wiktionary

  1. Britishadjective

    Of Britain (meaning the British Isles)

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  2. Britishadjective

    Of the United Kingdom.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  3. Britishadjective

    Of the Commonwealth of Nations, or the British Empire.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  4. Britishadjective

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

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  5. Britishnoun

    With the, the citizens or inhabitants of Britain collectively.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  6. Britishnoun

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

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  7. Britishnoun

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

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  8. Britishnoun

    The Celtic language of the ancient Britons

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

  9. Britishnoun

    The British English language.

    Etymology: In as Bryttisc "Britons" .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Britishadjective

    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?

How to say British in sign language?

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. Pedro Sanchez:

    What we are going to do is apply to British tourists who go to the Balearic Islands the same requirements we make of other European citizens, they will need a full dose of vaccine or a negative PCR.

  2. Philip Hammond:

    Remember, thousands of British servicemen died in the Second World War in Asia and it's right that we commemorate that.

  3. Valery Giscard:

    The momentum can be revived, first of all by a British decision to stay in the union.

  4. British Business Secretary Sajid Javid:

    Today's announcement is a step in the right direction for the long-term future of British steel manufacturing in Scunthorpe, this agreement sends positive signals to any potential investor for the rest of Tata's UK business.

  5. Angela Merkel:

    Nobody wants a long period of limbo. Neither the British people nor the European member states, everyone has an interest that the preparations are conducted in a thorough manner, that the positions are clear, and I think it is absolutely understandable that Britain needs a certain amount of time for this.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

British#1#1130#10000

Translations for British

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for British »

Translation

Find a translation for the British definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these British definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "British." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 26 May 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/British>.

    Are we missing a good definition for British? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. elusive
    • B. foreordained
    • C. butch
    • D. incumbent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for British: