Britisher


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Brit·ish·er

 (brĭt′ĭ-shər)
n. Informal
A native or inhabitant of Great Britain.

Britisher

(ˈbrɪtɪʃə)
(not used by the British) n
1. a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
2. any British subject

Brit•on

(ˈbrɪt n)

n.
1. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Great Britain or the United Kingdom.
2. a member of any of the Celtic-speaking peoples inhabiting Britain S of the Firth of Clyde and Firth of Forth before the Germanic invasions of the 5th century a.d.
[1250–1300; Middle English Breton < Old French < Late Latin Brittōnēs Britons]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Britisher - a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
Great Britain, GB - an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
patrial - a person who has the right to be considered legally a British citizen (by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent)
Translations
Britanec

Britisher

[ˈbrɪtɪʃəʳ] N (US) → británico/a m/f, natural mf de Gran Bretaña

Britisher

[ˈbrɪtɪʃər] nBritannique mfBritish Isles npl
the British Isles → les îles fpl Britanniques

Britisher

n (dated US) → Brite m, → Britin f
References in classic literature ?
There is one thing," he remarked meditatively, "which I can't help thinking about you Britishers.
You are Britishers, and you've got one eternal fault.
It seems it was entrusted to our little friend here, to take out to Canoodle Dum, and the poor little chap's gone and lost it; ergo, as we're Britishers, they think we've got it
And when at last they reached the trench, those farthest on the left of the advancing Britishers heard a machine gun sputter suddenly before them and saw a huge lion leap over the German parados with the body of a screaming Hun soldier between his jaws and vanish into the shadows of the night, while squatting upon a traverse to their left was Tarzan of the Apes with a machine gun before him with which he was raking the length of the German trenches.
Von Schoenvorts walked in the rear of the column, encouraging Schwartz and laughing at the discomfiture of the Britishers.
The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that there is no other example in the human civilisation about the war waged by the farmers in a peaceful way against the oppression and injustice of the Britisher under the leadership of Gandhiji.
Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, the Britisher who invented the World Wide Web in 1989, was working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, at the time.
Its great fun to be a part of this Indian festival of Kite fighting, A[yen] said Britisher Robert Wardle, who came along with his Indian friend to experience the frenzy of the festival, which he happened to watch on TV few days ago.
The 51 year old Britisher took the position at Tata Motors in October 2012 and was hand picked by Ratan Tata to revive the company's dismal performance in the Indian market.
Some of the names have been so dramatic that had they been displayed on ensigns in the language of their naval enemies, I have no doubt one lone Britisher could have kept an entire task force at bay.
Since then, there has been no stopping for the Britisher who has tried nearly all the cosmetic procedures from Botox to laser treatment to hair removal methods.
A Britisher once allegedly claimed that vegetarian is what the food eats.