Definition of Britisher

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Great Britain.

Exact synonyms: Brit, Briton
Group relationships: Gb, Great Britain
Generic synonyms: European
Specialized synonyms: English Person, Patrial
Derivative terms: Briton

Definition of Britisher

1. n. An Englishman; a subject or inhabitant of Great Britain, esp. one in the British military or naval service.

Definition of Britisher

1. Noun. (informal) A Briton. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Britisher

British empiricism
British gum
British invasion
British monetary unit
British overseas territory
British people
British pound
British racing green
British racing greens
British shilling
British spelling
British spellings
British system
British thermal unit
British thermal units
Britisher (current term)

Literary usage of Britisher

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Britisher, or Englishman. It seems likely to continue to hold its edge of dislike and contempt in some other places, however. Its increasing rate of growth ..."

2. Some Impressions of the United States by Edward Augustus Freeman (1883)
"Yet the only alternative would seem to be the grotesque and rather ugly form ' Britisher.' And I always told my American friends that I had rather be called ..."

3. My Consulate in Samoa: A Record of Four Years' Sojourn in the Navigators by William Brown Churchward (1887)
"... in Office— Liability to Insult — Rights of the Britisher — Piratical Visitor — Consuls under Review — Wild ..."

4. Explaining the Britishers: The Story of England's Mighty Effort in Liberty's by Frederic William Wile (1919)
"I would like to wind up with a heart-to-heart talk on the subject of the Britisher as he really is. To begin with, he is not at all what he seems to be on ..."

5. A Diplomatist's Wife in Many Lands by Hugh Fraser (1910)
"—A Burial Party— A Britisher Gets a Bad Fright — A Calm Lady and a Clever Robber — A Supposed Practical Joke — An Impossible Situation and Three Denuded ..."

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